Local Cultural Education Partnerships

In response to the Cultural Education Challenge we are working in the majority of Yorkshire and the Humber’s 15 local authority areas to establish local Cultural Education Partnerships. We want to ensure every child and young person has access to a consistent offer of high quality arts and cultural education. Each partnership will reflect the identity and needs of its own local area. We are bringing partners together to help them establish a shared approach to removing identified barriers to access to arts and culture faced by children and young people in their local community.

Cultural education partners include:

  • Schools and networks of schools.
  • Youth and community organisations.
  • Local authorities.
  • Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations.
  • Other arts and cultural organisations.
  • Colleges and universities.
  • Music Education Hubs.
  • Museums.
  • Heritage organisations.
  • Libraries.
  • Film education organisations.
  • Voluntary sector organisations.
  • Other individuals in the arts and cultural sector.

For more information:

Please click the following link.

How can you get involved?

If you would like to find out how to get involved in your local cultural education partnership please email the appropriate Project Support Officer:

South Yorkshire: april@weareIVE.org 

West Yorkshire: caroline@weareIVE.org

North Yorkshire, York and the Humber: charlotte@weareIVE.org

For background information on each of the local authority areas you can view our Yorkshire and the Humber area summaries of ACE Data Portal. 

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