Agenda 18 March 2015

AGENDA
 
Wednesday 18 March 2015, 8.30am-9.30am
Room 0.52, Bute Building, Cardiff University (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)
Chair: Laura Drane
With thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for support with the meeting space
The purpose of What Next?
BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.
GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.
WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com
 
WN? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org
 
Twitter: 
Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture
UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture
1. Welcome & introductions
2. WN? updates/ for discussion
BBC Get Creative
Year long campaign: please encourage supporters, audiences, etc to use #bbcgetcreative #bbcamserigreu and to visit the website as content is changing daily: www.bbc.co.uk/getcreative
Convener(s)/ chair(s) from end of March – Laura Drane standing down
3. Speaker – Peter Owen, WG civil servant, Creative Learning through the Arts plan (see links below)
Peter will be returning to WN? to share his insight into this process and the documentation recently published. He will give a short 10 minute presentation (as we assume most people will have dipped into the headlines of the plan at least by then) and then there will be plenty of time for questions/ discussion.
SEE LINKS BELOW FOR FULL PLAN AND OTHER DETAILS.
4. WN? coming weeks
25 March – policy context (returning to Warwick, Donaldson, etc)
** new chair/ convener needed from after Easter **
5. AOB
Information on venue:
The room is to the right and down the stairs when you walk into the building, third door on the left.
There is bike parking next to the building and car parking (paid for) in front of the building. Bus stop also opposite Bute Building.
Refreshments won’t be provided, but there is a coffee shop as well as food and drink machines in the foyer.
More info re: access, transport, catering and coffee facilities etc here: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/estat/accessibilityinformation/cathayscampus/butebuilding/buteaccess.html
Many thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for this support.
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Donaldson curriculum review
 
 
Great Debate info is here:
 
 

Agenda 11 March 2015

AGENDA
 
Wednesday 11 March 2015, 8.30am-9.30am
Room 0.52, Bute Building, Cardiff University (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)
Chair: Laura Drane
With thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for support with the meeting space
The purpose of What Next?
BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.
GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.
WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com
 
WN? UK movement website: http://www.whatnextculture.org
 
Twitter: 
Cardiff: http://www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture
UK: http://www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture
1. Welcome & introductions
including intro to What Next? and the Cardiff chapter for new attendees
2. WN? updates/ for discussion
BBC Get Creative
Year long campaign: please encourage supporters, audiences, etc to use #bbcgetcreative #bbcamserigreu and to visit the website as content is changing daily: http://www.bbc.co.uk/getcreative
Convener(s)/ chair(s) from end of March – Laura Drane standing down
3. Wales and UK policy context 
See links at the bottom of this email – please dip into as many as you are able before Wednesday to aid discussion
4. WN? coming weeks
18 March – Peter Owen, WG civil servant, on Creative Learning Through the Arts plan (WG/ ACW)
MON 23 March (not Wed 25) – Wales in Westminster lectures from the Wales Governance Centre – http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/wgc/266-2/ General Election breakfast
25 March – TBC
** new chair/ convener needed **
5. AOB
Information on venue:
The room is to the right and down the stairs when you walk into the building, third door on the left.
There is bike parking next to the building and car parking (paid for) in front of the building. Bus stop also opposite Bute Building.
Refreshments won’t be provided, but there is a coffee shop as well as food and drink machines in the foyer.
More info re: access, transport, catering and coffee facilities etc here: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/estat/accessibilityinformation/cathayscampus/butebuilding/buteaccess.html
Many thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for this support.
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Warwick Commission
 
RSA cultural contract
 
 
Donaldson curriculum review
 
 
Great Debate info is here:
 
 
Creative Learning Through the Arts plan
 

Agenda 4 March 2015

AGENDA

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 8.30am-9.30am

Room 0.52, Bute Building, Cardiff University (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)

Chair: Laura Drane

With thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for support with the meeting space

The purpose of What Next?

BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.

GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.

WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com

WN? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org

Twitter: 

Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture

UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture

  1. Welcome & introductions

including intro to What Next? and the Cardiff chapter for new attendees

  1. WN? updates/ for discussion

Final update on BBC Get Creative debates in Cardiff

NB – documentation/ editorial sent to BBC?

Year long campaign: please encourage supporters, audiences, etc to use #bbcgetcreative #bbcamserigreu and to visit the website as content is changing daily: www.bbc.co.uk/getcreative

Convener(s)/ chair(s) from end of March – Laura Drane standing down

Policy context – to frame next week and coming weeks

DONALDSON CURRICULUM REVIEW

Successful Futures, curriculum review for Wales by Prof Donaldson:

http://gov.wales/topics/educationandskills/schoolshome/curriculuminwales/curriculum-for-wales/?lang=en

Donaldson – the WG statement in response is here:

http://gov.wales/newsroom/educationandskills/2015/150225curriculum/?lang=en

Donaldson – “great debate” http://learning.wales.gov.uk/news/sitenews/the-great-debate-on-welsh-education-an-invitation-to-discuss-the-review-of-the-curriculum-with-professor-donaldson/?lang=en

OTHER

Warwick Commission report:

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/research/warwickcommission/futureculture/finalreport/

GPS Culture – winding up the venture – see: http://www.gpsculture.co.uk/

IWA’s Constitutional Convention – http://iwaconvention.co.uk/

The Wales We Want reporting of consultation findings: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-31689939

Matthew Taylor blog on the arts and a cultural contract: https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/matthew-taylor-blog/2015/02/arts-and-culture–time-to-get-even-more-serious/

Ed Milliband Labour and the arts speech to CIF: http://press.labour.org.uk/post/111879508104/miliband-labour-will-move-arts-to-the-heart-of

Suggestions for mobilising around the general election #GE2015: http://finkennedy.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/in-battalions-operation-mobilise.html

BBC Front Row debate to launch Get Creative: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0536jp5

Arts Question Time with Kirsty Wark on BBC Four: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b054v0v0

  1. WN? coming weeks

11 March – facilitated discussion around policy context including Warwick Commission and Donaldson Curriculum review – emerging priorities for this chapter, organisations, individuals

18 March – Peter Owen, WG civil servant on Smith report into Arts in Education and ACW joint response

MON 23 March (not Wed 25) – Wales in Westminster lectures from the Wales Governance Centre – http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/wgc/266-2/ General Election breakfast

25 March – TBC

** new chair/ convener needed **

  1. AOB

Information on venue:

This will be our new regular space until the end of the year.

The room is to the right and down the stairs when you walk into the building. 3rd door on the left.

There is bike parking next to the building and car parking (paid for) in front of the building. Bus stop also opposite Bute Building.

Refreshments won’t be provided, but there is a coffee shop as well as food and drink machines in the foyer.

More info re: access, transport, catering and coffee facilities etc here: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/estat/accessibilityinformation/cathayscampus/butebuilding/buteaccess.html

Many thanks to Sara Pepper and Cardiff University for this support.