HEARTS Higher Education, the Arts and Schools: an experiment in educating teachers

Clients: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, NESTA, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

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HEARTS (Higher Education, the Arts and Schools) project was established with the intention of strengthening the arts element of initial training of primary school teachers. During the academic years 2004/6, six HEIs were given financial and practical support to introduce new programmes of arts work into their curricula.

Timescale: December 2003 - May 2007

NFER Project Code: HEA