ArtsworkEvent name: Youth Arts Project Management and Reflective Practice - 6-day Training Course
Organisation/trainer’s name: Lesley Wood
Event location: Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington St, London WC1N 2NP
Country: England
Start Date: 14/09/2017
End Date: 16/11/2017
Times: 10:00am - 4:15pm
Event description:
14th & 15th September, 12th & 13th October, 15th & 16th November 2017, 10 am- 4.15 pm
Cockpit Arts, London
The course: Designed for people working in the arts and cultural sector wanting to manage projects for young people, our six-day course will leave you fully equipped and inspired to successfully deliver your very own youth arts projects. Exploring the philosophy and principles of youth arts, you will develop strategies and gain the skills needed to devise a youth arts project, with, for and by young people. We will take you through from the initial ideas and planning stages, through to using professional artists, funding, marketing and evaluation.

Ideal if: You want an in-depth, informative introduction to developing and running your own youth arts projects.

You will gain:

  • The knowledge to plan and produce effective strategies
  • Time to focus, explore and develop your thinking
  • Tips on how to cost work and plan budgets
  • Understanding on funding, from the Arts Council to the local shop
  • Advice on how to use your resources wisely
  • Familiarity with the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • Development through peer discussions with a close group of like-mind professionals
  • Exploration around the intrinsic and extrinsic value of youth arts activity
  • Real world learning Marketing and publicity know-how

The art of creative evaluation: planning, delivery and development of future practice

Special Features: A range of resources exclusive to you as an attendee, including the Get Sorted Budgeting and Fundraising guide.

14th & 15th September Units 1 & 2 – Why youth arts? Developing Reflective Practice and project planning.
12th & 13th October Units 3 & 4 – Budgeting and Fundraising (Limited spaces available as a stand alone 2 day course £200pp - contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for information) 
15th November Unit 5 – Marketing in the youth arts and cultural sector (Limited spaces available as a stand alone 1 day course £130pp - contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for more information)
16th November Unit 6 – Evaluating Youth Arts (Limited spaces available as a stand alone 1 day course £130pp - contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for more information)

What our previous attendees thought: “I gained great insight – I felt it was in-depth and inspirational. A very enjoyable and informative course!” (Lisa Simmons, previous course participant)

*Please note that this course is non-accredited so there is no final submission

All English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN) members qualify for a 10% discount off this and other ed courses. Membership is free.

Cost: This course is priced at £400, all inclusive of certification, lunch and refreshments for all six sessions. Limited bursaries are also available – please contact us for further details.
Contact email:
Telephone: 02380332491
Visit the Artswork website for more details and to book your place