Talking Turns | New arts partnership with schools in Torbay to support oracy and literacy skills

Torbay’s children are to get extra help with their literacy through schools’ brand-new partnership with local arts organisations, as we have been successful in gaining funding through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts Based Learning Fund. Talking Turns is a new partnership project with Project Lead Partners Daisi (Lead Organisation), Doorstep Arts, Sound Communities, and Riviera Education Trust, and 11 Participating Partner schools in Torbay,…

Daisi News

Did you know that Daisi publishes two termly newsletters, open to anybody in the arts and education sectors? We are pleased to share our latest news here. Teachers and Youth Leaders If you are a teacher, or you work in the broader education and youth sector, check out our Arts Education newsletter. Subscribe to our…

**NEW** Teacher Nurture: Connecting with Clay

We are delighted to announce the second series of Daisi’s new online Teacher Development sessions – affectionately named Teacher Nurture to reflect the principle that creatively confident teachers are better able to cultivate the same skills in their students. The next series of three twilight sessions will work with artist Anna Boland to get to…

Safeguarding Requirements

Daisi is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people that engage in any Daisi creative activity. As part of the workforce that helps shape many of these experiences and opportunities, we need to demonstrate that all our staff, our board members and our creative practitioners are aware of and trained to an introductory…

Musical Inclusion – Breaking down barriers to access

Daisi is taking action to remove the barriers for young people’s access to music making. Ensuring that musical opportunities are available, accessible and inclusive to Devon and Torbay’s most in need young people. Developing partnerships and sustainable models of practice to ensure that these opportunities continue into the future. “I had no confidence when I…

Enhancing wellbeing in Devon communities through commissioned arts participation

Key to the arts wave devon approach is the principle of co-creation: developing arts activities with communities to support local wellbeing needs.  arts wave devon worked in all 31 of Devon’s learning community areas during Devon County Council’s arts participation commission, focusing in particular on creating opportunities with young people, older people, and disabled people. arts wave…