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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM320: Issues of Policy and Practice in Arts Education

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Addison, N. & Burgess, L. (Eds.) (2012) Debates in art and design education.  London: Routledge.

Abbs, P. (2003) Against the flow: Education, the arts and post modern culture.  London: Routledge Falmer

Bodilly, S. & Augustine, C.H. (2008) Revitalizing Arts Education Through Community-wide Coordination.  Santa Monica, CA: Rand.  [Also available online: ]

CAPE UK (2008) Teacher Artist Partnership Programme (TAPP): Perspectives from the Literature.  Leeds, CapeUK.   Available here:

David Wood Consultants (2012). Creative Partnerships Change Schools Programme Synoptic Evaluation 2011. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education.

Department for Education (2013) Cultural Education,,

Green,L. (2008) Music, Informal Learning and the School, Ashgate

OECD (2013) Art for Art’s Sake,

Peppler, K. (2011) New opportunities for interest-driven arts learning in a digital age.  Available online:

UNESCO (2006) Road Map for Arts Education

Zakaras, L & Lowell, J. F. (2008) Cultivating demand for the arts: Arts learning, arts engagement, and state arts policy.  Available online: