Higher Education White Paper

May 2016. The Higher Education White Paper ‘Success as a Knowledge Economy‘, sets out the governments plans to reform the HE and research system.

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Culture White Paper

March 2016. The Culture White Paper sets out the government’s ambition and strategy for the cultural sector.

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Understanding the value of arts and culture

March 2016. The Cultural Value project, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, looked into the question of why the arts and culture matter, and how we capture the effects that they have. The Project had two main objectives….

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New Manifesto for the Public Arts

November 2015. Beam has submitted the Manifesto as evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Architecture & the Built Environment, to DCMS as part of its White Paper Review on Culture, and directly to Culture Minister Ed Vaizey.

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Equality, Diversity and the Creative Case

Published by Arts Council England in December 2015, the report examines the state of diversity across the arts and culture sector in England for 2012-15. It includes analysis of workforce, programming, participation and audiences and access to funding and examines the…

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Creative Diversity

The Creative Industries Federation published Creative Diversity in September 2015. The report argues that while diversity has been long seen as a matter of social justice, there is a hard-headed business case for tackling the failure to capitalise on the…

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