Manchester

About

The purpose of this event is to discuss the UK’s strengths in skills provision for the cultural sector and the challenges institutions face with internationalising their expertise.

The event will be attended by senior representatives from the arts and education sector, and from local government and awarding bodies in the North of England.

It will include presentations from Lisa Howe, Senior Skills Manager, Creative England, and Sue Hayton, Business Development Manager, Cultural & Creative Industries Exchange, University of Leeds, as well as a presentation on the work of the British Council Cultural Skills Unit.

Programme

1000 Coffee and registration
1030

Welcome

Graham Sheffield, Director Arts, British Council

Yogita Patel, Deputy Director, British Council Manchester

1045

Cultural Skills Unit: programmes and partnership opportunities

Simon Dancey, Director, Cultural Skills Unit, British Council

1115 Lisa Howe, Senior Skills Manager, Creative England
1125 Sue Hayton, Business Development Manager, Cultural & Creative Industries Exchange, University of Leeds
1135

Discussion and Q&A

All delegates

1230 Lunch / Networking
1300 Event close

Where

Central Manchester

When

Thursday 1 October 2015

1030 - 1230

Register

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