With support from our Skills Academy network of education and training providers and industry supporters, we deliver programmes designed to improve the provision of skills and training in the creative and cultural industries.

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Woolwich: London’s latest creative hub

 24 April 2018

​Ian Shillito, Course Leader of Production Arts in London South East Colleges says that the recent creative developments in Woolwich offer a great opportunity for local students, but warns that education reforms could negatively impact the industry.

There is a buzz in Woolwich: The creative industries have arrived. Re-development plans include a brand new creative district at the Royal Arsenal that will house a 450-seat theatre, outdoor performance spaces and rehearsal studios. The hub will not only place Woolwich at the forefront of arts and culture in the UK but also embrace the Thames Estuary production corridor, a bold vision by the Mayor of London who aims to transform the Thames estuary into a world class industrial hub for the creative and cultural industries, creating jobs and developing new talent to benefit London and the wider South... read more

Students attend Portsmouth Guildhall’s fourth Creative Choices day

 26 February 2018

Portsmouth Guildhall offers advice and support to young people considering career opportunities in the creative economy at its most successful creative choices day yet.

NSA acheivements in 2017

 18 December 2017

As we reach the end of another year it's a good opportunity to look back and see what we've been able to achieve through our National Skills Academy network of education partners and industry supporters.

Creative Digital Careers Infographics

 8 November 2017

Leytonstone School in East London, have provided the latest group of young people to fulfil their Live Brief to research creative industry career opportunities in their area, and present back their findings to employers.