Apprenticeships should give young people skills for today’s world
It is one of the buzzwords of modern political rhetoric, but we need to redefine the concept for the digital age to ensure they provide real training and jobs, writes The Creative Society's Martin Bright for The Guardian. Pol... (read more)
THIS IS IT! was exactly what I needed. It left my mind whizzing with ideas. I don’t know what the future holds but I will keep working and keep climbing the ladder.”
The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries.
The Creative Society worked with the Royal Opera House on the third phase of the Culture Quarter Programme, which ran throughout 2011.
The Culture Quarter Programme was a partnership of arts and cultural organisations based in Central London including CreateKX (Kings Cross Cultural Quarter) Design Council, English National Opera, ERCG (Exhibition Road Cultural Group), The Hospital Club, the National Portrait Gallery, The Creative Society, Royal Opera House, Somerset House, St. Martins-in-the-fields and the V&A Museum.
The Culture Quarter Programme (CQP) offered a number of paid 6 month fixed term contract jobs in a range of roles with one of their partner employers. The functions covered included Arts Administration, Visitor Services, Box Office, Retail, Information Technology/Web and Conservation/Collections.