Based in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, Action Transport reflects the ideas and experiences of children and young people, creating theatre which inspires, amazes and sometimes changes young lives. They are looking for an inspirational Associate Writer to develop and champion the work of young writers and to establish Action Transport as a centre of excellence for new writing for young people. view publisher site : Valuations SA
Comprehensive listings of over 460 postgraduate courses at more than 80 UK institutions; financial advice; skills and attributes required; careers and employment issues; how to make an application; case studies; and further sources of information. These two conference reports reflect a changing awareness of the role of the arts in working with young people who display challenging or offending behaviour. Both publications tell of the critical need to get to grips with what is happening to young people, get the statistics, get real and meet their needs.
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has issued new Guidance Notes setting out its priority areas and application process. The primary areas of interest remain focused on the arts and education, as a means of combating serious disadvantage in young people. The Foundation is continuing its Small Grants Programme which gives awards of up to £5,000 in support of local schemes which fall within its main areas of interest.
The Guidance Notes include details on how to apply to the new Reading and Libraries Challenge Fund which will support innovative projects in the UK to improve long-term access to books, reading and libraries services for groups who are not currently well served. This one-stop resource book for makers considering setting up their own business.