The Arts and Education Network: South East Wales has three funding streams that have been devised to support arts activity in schools in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen.
The funds are open to network members are as follows:
Individual network members can apply for £1000 to research and develop an arts project to be used within a school. The project application must demonstrate clearly how the money will be spent in terms of materials and time. Artists must demonstrate that they will liaise with teachers/ education experts in the development of their projects. Teachers must demonstrate that they will liaise with an artist or cultural professional in the development of their project.
A proviso of getting the funding is that the projects will be published on this website and the Creative Learning Zone on Hwb.
Individual network members can apply for up to £250 to cover the costs of a cultural or educational visit to somewhere outside of the region. The visit must have relevance to the applicant’s continuing professional development, or the remit of the network (to find and disseminate best practice art in education projects). Visits could be to exhibitions, theatre productions, schools, conferences or to meet education theorists.
All successful applicants will be required to write a short blog post about their visit to be published on this website and the Creative Learning Portal – Hwb. This is in support of the network’s aim of fostering a culture of sharing information.
The blog post will outline: