Monthly Archives: June 2013


This was a day event on 1st July at the RSA, presenting innovative ideas about how computer science can connect with the Arts in the context of education. A LINK TO PODCASTS can be found at the end of the full page. Contributors included Ian Livingstone, author of the NESTA Next Gen report; John Naughton, University of Cambridge; Kylie Peppler, University of

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The Arts in Education: Policy, Practice, Futures

A day seminar on the current state of  Arts in Education, at the BFI Southbank, June 21st. The day included the third Harold Rosen lecture, given by Jonothan Neelands, University of Warwick, entitled “Dramatic Futures: why the Arts and Humanities should reclaim the curriculum”. The day featured innovative approaches to arts education in drama, media, art, music and museums and

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Children, Media and Playground Cultures

Children, Media and Playground Cultures, by Rebekah Willett, Chris Richards, Jackie Marsh, Andrew Burn, Julia Bishop. This co-authored book is an outcome of ethnographic studies of play in two UK playgrounds, one in London, one in Sheffield. The studies formed part of the project Children’s Playground Games and Songs in the New Media Age. The ethnographic data from the project

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