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CHEAD & Crafts Council Members COVID-19 Impact Survey Results

In May we issued the CHEAD & Crafts Council Members Covid-19 Survey, designed to understand how higher education is adapting and sustaining provision to support students and graduates at this time. The survey was open from 1st May to 15th May 2020 and was sent to...

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Advocacy – An open letter from CHEAD

In an open letter to the Secretaries of State for Universities and Science, Research and Innovation CHEAD outlined the need for policy to engage with arts, media and design higher education by valuing the sector’s extraordinary response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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The Market for Craft

The Market for Craft  Blog kindly provided by Julia Bennett, Head of Research and Policy, Crafts Council The Market for Craft shows how our passion for craft has never been greater - craft is increasingly important to consumers. The first report to identify and gauge...

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Design Sector and Covid-19

COVID-19 and challenges for the design sector Article provided by Jack Tindale All-Party Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation. Few sectors of the economy punch above their weight like design. According to research by the Design Council, the value of the...

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CHEAD and the Crafts Council: COVID-19 Impact Survey

CHEAD and the Crafts Council are working collaboratively to support future and current craft professionals. Joined up surveying of our membership institutions is an early action to explore how higher education is adapting and sustaining provision to support students...

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#CreativeEducation2020

#Creative Education2020 At a packed event in the Houses of Parliament on 25th February 2020 CHEAD and APDIG hosted parliamentarians, members, industry representatives and guests in the Jubilee Room. Professor Anita Taylor, Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art...

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APPG Craft

A new APPG has formed to drive craft up the agenda. Summary of inaugural event held 16th October 2018 Houses of Parliament. CHEAD and partners at the All-Party Parliamentary Craft Group attended the launch of a new advocacy group. The mission of the group is 'To...

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