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Artsmark relaunches with new online application system

Artsmark, the national award scheme to evaluate, celebrate and strengthen the arts offer for children and young people, has relaunched with a new online application system and broader remit to include further education colleges and youth justice settings.

A new focus of Artsmark is to support Arts Council England achieve its goal of ensuring every child and young person has the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts by promoting formal education institutions to deliver rich and high quality provision. It will deliver this by providing:

  • a structured and in depth online auditing tool
  • rigorous criteria against which applicants can benchmark their provision
  • the support of arts education professionals throughout the assessment process
  • the creation of a network of organisations committed to high quality, broad and sustainable arts provision

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