How can universities help solve the creative arts crisis? | admin

The creative arts have come under fire for poor graduate outcomes. But universities need to defend the important skills they provide
Jennifer Tuckett is a course leader at Central Saint Martins

The creative arts are in crisis in the UK. At school level, arts A-levels, including creative writing, are being dropped, while the new Ebacc prioritises Stem subjects. For universities, the increasing focus on graduate salaries as a measure of success is undermining courses in the creative arts. However, it is crucial that we protect creative education – it provides the skills our knowledge…

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