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Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Secondary Aged Pupils in Schools

In the wake of the pandemic where pupils of all ages suffered with missing out on school and socializing, how can we best support pupils with their mental health, and what can we learn from recent findings?

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Arts Council England funding decision – FAQs

You may have read recently that our application for Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) funding unfortunately proved unsuccessful. We’ve put together a handy FAQ to help answer some questions you may have.

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Our statement on Arts Council England's NPO funding decision

Our statement on the outcome of Arts Council England's (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) funding bid decision.

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8 books for exploring Black History with your students

October marks Black History month in the UK - a time to celebrate the contribution Black communities and individuals have made over the centuries in shaping the dynamic and diverse country we have today.

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World Mental Health Day - Take our Quiz!

The theme of this year's World Mental Health Day 2022 is making mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority.

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The Mighty (Un)Mute Reflections

On Wednesday 5th October 2022, the team at TMC took part in The Mighty (Un)Mute - a vow of complete silence and no communication to raise awareness and vital funds for a groundbreaking new arts education project - The World Reimagined.

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Employ ME – Breaking Down Barriers for Vulnerable Young People Looking for Work

Through our Creative Futures programmes, Employ ME and Mighty Employers, we want to bring more young people in vulnerable positions into the working world.

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What are the benefits of cultural education?

Discover the importance and benefits of cultural education for learning, skill development, and wellbeing.

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Without Walls - Samantha's Blog

As part of a series of blogs from our Youth Board, member Samantha shows us a sneak peek of the Without Walls exhibition and talks more about the process behind the event in September.

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Top 10 Music Resources for Children, Young People, and those who work with them

To continue with the legacy of music in the UK for future generations and ensure children and young people can continue to gain from the mental and physical benefits of music education, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best music resources for all age groups and the people who work with them.

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TMC Hosts Creative Workshops at Nottingham Schools

Children at two Nottingham primary schools have improved their emotional confidence through art after taking part in action painting and drawing workshops.

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Printmaking Workshop at Lincolnshire School

A day of creative printmaking for pupils a Lincolnshire primary school to help build their emotional confidence through art.

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Fighting for Creativity in Education

Following news that several universities and other higher education institutes are beginning to scrap humanities and arts-centred degrees we’re taking a look at the importance of creativity in education, now and for the future.

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World Youth Skills Day 2022

Did you know today is World Youth Skills Day? Celebrate the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, work, and entrepreneurship. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming Youth Skills for the Future’.

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Arts Award Futures Fund

The Arts Award Futures Fund provides grants of up to £1,500 to organisations currently registered as Arts Award Centres (and their connected trained advisers) to support them to pilot, embed or develop Arts Award and creative activity across the current year and beyond 2023.

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How can arts and cultural education benefit the mental wellbeing of children and young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities?

SEND students can face a number of barriers when navigating the education system - here's how arts and culture can help!

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TMC Group School Offer 2022 Round 2 now open! – £2,500 bursaries for schools

Are you connected to a network of schools interested in working together to develop your arts provision? Then our Group School Offer programme of support could help!

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Save the date for Without Walls

The Mighty Creatives’ Youth Board invite you to Without Walls, a weeklong celebration of the power of the arts, created by children and young people of the East Midlands.

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Sophiya's story

Sophiya tells us about her experiences of YEF, how it’s supported her to take on new projects, and how it’s helped to inspire her future.

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Inviting a new conversation on the value of arts and culture in education and beyond

Four decades have passed since The Arts in Schools: Principles, practice and provision was published. Share your thoughts and reflections to be included in a report later this year.

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Celebrating Love Arts Award Week 2022

This week we're celebrating Love Arts Award! Discover why it's so loved and how you can apply for £1000 to get it started in your school or education setting...

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£4,000 Digital Development Grants available - now open for applications!

Apply now for a £4000 grant, available for organisations to trial and test ideas around digital delivery across a 12-month period.

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Learning Leadership Skills with Boss Bike Rides

Our European WellBe partner Yonko along with his son Christian took part in their own Boss Bike Ride in Bulgaria! Below Yonko reflects on the importance of leadership - something our Boss Bike Rides campaign champions in all paths.

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My Creative Track – A Pathway to Arts and Culture  

My Creative Track is a themed framework that has been developed to help guide children and young people in care, and the adults who support them (Foster Carers, Key Workers, Social Workers, Designated Teachers, Residential Home Workers etc.), to engage with a journey of arts and cultural experiences.

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Arts Award Start Up Packages: Young People's Settings

The Mighty Creatives (TMC) are offering a limited number of support packages for young people’s settings who want to deliver the Arts Award qualification for the first time or progress their delivery to a new level.

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Arts Award Start Up Packages for Schools and Colleges

The Mighty Creatives (TMC) are offering a limited number of support packages for schools, colleges and formal education settings who want to deliver the Arts Award qualification for the first time or progress their delivery to a new level.

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Megan: My experience of being a Kickstarter

Megan tells us about her experience as a Kickstarter on the DWP's Kickstart Scheme, in her role at TMC helping to bring the charity's brand to life...

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The Art of Creative Mentoring – Empowering Artists and Creative Mentors to Support Children in Need and in Care Across the East Midlands 

In October 2021, we received the great news that we had been successful in applying for a grant from Foyle Foundation to support the development of a training programme for artists and Creative Mentors.

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Young Empowerment Fund 2022 - Open for Applications!

Are you aged between 16 and 25? Do you live in the East Midlands? Do you have an idea for a creative project that needs support to get off the ground?

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Arts Award Youth Board Artist Commission

We're looking for an artist and trained Arts Award adviser to lead the delivery of Arts Award in schools along with our TMC Youth Board.

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