Author Archives: acastleton

Letter to The Times

My letter to The Times, written jointly with the heads of University for the Creative Arts and Norwich University of the Arts, was published on 1 December 2014. The full text is below. Sir, An increase in supply is usually taken as … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the future of education in the New Statesman

I wrote for the New Statesman about why we need to reflect on the contemporary context for arts education. The rear-view mirror is no basis to reflect on the future of education “Unlike most of my contemporaries, I went to university in … Continue reading

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The end of the EBacc?

I’m surprised and hopeful at today’s unexpected announcement that proposals for new English Baccalaureate Certificates to replace GCSEs have been dropped.

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