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Spotlight on… Matthew Moseley, Chief Examiner for Level 3 Art & Design and Short Courses

Tell us about your role at UAL Awarding Body and what it involves. My role at UAL Awarding Body is as Chief Examiner for Level 3 Art & Design and Short Courses. As a Chief Examiner, I am responsible for … Continue reading

Sarah Atkinson to join government’s T-Levels panel

UAL Awarding Body is delighted to announce that their Head of Academic Standards, Sarah Atkinson, has secured a place on the Department for Education’s (DfE) new T-Level employer panel – for Craft and Design. The government’s plans to overhaul technical education with … Continue reading

Spotlight on… Jakki Rossiter, Events Coordinator

Tell us about your role at UAL Awarding Body and what it involves. As the Events Coordinator I manage the planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of the annual cycle of UAL Awarding Body; conferences, arts festivals, performance events, exhibitions, delivery … Continue reading

Back to school tips from our Chief Examiners

Hoping to start the new academic year with a bang? Here are some top back to school tips from UAL Awarding Body Chief examiners to help you get the new school year off to a great start. Energy Start things … Continue reading

Origins Creative Arts Festival 2018

From 2-5 August, UAL Awarding Body took over Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf on London’s South Bank to reveal selected work from some of the UK’s most talented Further Education students studying UAL Awarding Body qualifications across the creative arts. This … Continue reading

Spotlight on… Maisie James, Engagement and Experience Manager

Tell us about your role at UAL Awarding Body and what it involves. My role is all about working with Awarding Body staff, UAL colleagues and external customers to give everyone the best experience! I manage a programme of learning … Continue reading

The history of art qualifications never did run smooth

Laura McInerney is an education journalist – now a columnist for Schools Week, she was formerly the editor for 3 years, and has written for The Guardian for 5 years. She is also a co-founder of Teacher Tapp, a daily … Continue reading

#CreativityCounts: UAL Awarding Body Annual Conference 2018

A huge thank you to everyone who attended UAL Awarding Body’s Annual Conference at Shoreditch Town Hall this year (February 2). Like last year, UAL Awarding Body brought all of its subjects together first thing, before separating for subject-specific breakout … Continue reading

There’s nothing soft about ‘soft skills’

Respect, Responsibility and Grit are all valuable skills within both creative education and the workplace. Matias Shortcook, Associate Dean at Plymouth College of Art, shares his thoughts about the role of ‘soft skills’, giving a glimpse into Plymouth’s implementation of the Character … Continue reading

Context is creative

Using context as a creative stimulus can add depth to both academic and performance-based student projects. Richard Hooper, Senior External Moderator and Performing Arts Teacher at South Essex College explains how… Context can be used as an extraordinary tool to expand … Continue reading