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Notes from the Chair

Jane Wilson, Chair of AD:uk

First of all, it’s great to be back and writing the chair’s notes again, lots has happened in my absence, and I’m sure I’ll address much of it in weeks to come, but this week I’d like to give a personal response to the speech that Mark Ravenhill gave […]

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Arts Development UK West Midlands Group meeting

Just to say that the next meeting is due to take place on 17th April 2013 in Birmingham which is a change from our original plan of 30th April – hope this has not created any confusion amoungst the group membership and if you haven’t received details or an agenda yet please feel free to […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

Creativity and the Aging Brain

Mansfield Library,Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1NH Friday 15th March 2013, 9.30am-3.15pm

An essential training session for practitioners supporting the health & social care of Older People

This training will enable all practitioners supporting older people; in housing, health & social care; to improve their […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

How to Transform Anger into Sound Self Esteem

9.30-12.30pm Erewash CVS, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 4HD (2 miles from M1 junction 25) Thursday 14th March

Anger Management and Self esteem are two major emotional & psychological issues which inhibit potential learning & happiness. But anger can actually be useful for building self esteem! […]

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AD:uk Membership Renewals

Members should be receiving membership renewal information in the next week. Your membership of Arts Development UK is very important to us and we rely on membership fees to run the organisation and provide services that you can benefit from. This has been a very difficult year for all of us and it is therefore […]

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First Tranche of AD:uk Professional Fellowships have been awarded

Arts Development UK has recently completed its inaugural round of Professional Fellowship Programme awards, which enables members of the association to earn credits for their annual professional development and training experience and be certificated through a Fellowship programme. Credits are awarded in each calendar year for a range of different professional development initiatives completed, through […]

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Notes from the Chair 6/2/12

The inaugural round of Arts Development UK fellowships has just been announced and I’m delighted to say that 50 members have achieved fellowship status, with 32 Associate fellows, 12 Fellows and 6 senior Fellows.

At every level, the fellowship award recognizes the member’s own commitment to their professional development, and to the development of […]

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Arts Development UK Professional Fellowship Programme

AD:uk is the leading body for arts development professionals, following its rebranding from nalgao (National Association of Local Government Arts Officers) in May 2011. AD:uk intends to raise the profile and reputation of the work of its members, influencing policy makers and funders and has a key role in training, developing, representing professionals working in […]

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Notes from the Chair

Well I confess to some pretty mixed feelings as I write these ‘notes’ for what will be the last time, as I stand down as chair at Thursday’s AGM. It is time for me to move on and right for Arts Development UK, but after eleven years in various management roles with nalgao and AD:uk, […]

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New Shadow Culture Secretary

Harriet Harman has been appointed as Shadow Secretary for culture, media and sport. She replaces Ivan Lewis who will move to shadow international development. Harman also retains her role as Deputy Prime Minister and Party Chair.