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Targeted Mental Health in Schools project | 27 January 2008
The Minister for Young People, Kevin Brennan, announced on 24 January the 25 local authorities that will begin the Targeted Mental Health in Schools project.
Each local authority and corresponding Primary Care Trusts will work with between three and six secondary schools, as well as their feeder or associated primary schools, to deliver better support for those children who are at risk or are already experiencing mental health problems.
The successful local authorities are; Luton, Norfolk, Suffolk, Leicester City, Lincolnshire, Hackney, Merton, Southwark, Gateshead, Northumberland, Sunderland, Blackburn & Darwen, Blackpool, Bury, Brighton & Hove, Kent, Reading, Leeds, North East Lincolnshire, Coventry, Shropshire, Wolverhampton, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Cornwall.
Supporting excellence in the arts | 10 January 2008
Publication of the report by Sir Brian McMaster, which considers:
- How the system of public sector support for the arts can encourage excellence, risk-taking and innovation;
- How artistic excellence can encourage wider and deeper engagement with the arts by audiences;
- How to establish a light touch and non-bureaucratic method to judge the quality of the arts in the future.
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