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John and Daisy’s mentoring story

John and Daisy’s mentoring story



The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s (NCJAA) professional mentoring scheme provides opportunities for early career arts in criminal justice practitioners to get support and guidance from experts within the field. Mentors are also offered professional development opportunities, including at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Last year, mentee Daisy Lees, Director of Arts La’Olam, […]

Applications now open for our mentoring scheme

Applications now open for our mentoring scheme



Early career practitioners and professionals can now apply for a mentor through the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) Professional Mentoring Scheme for 2020. The scheme, now in its sixth year, shares knowledge of arts and criminal justice across the NCJAA’s network by providing specialist guidance and professional development through a free one-to-one mentoring relationship with an expert in […]

Local prison collaborates on new mural for Ipswich

Local prison collaborates on new mural for Ipswich



A mural created at a local prison has been installed on Ipswich Waterfront for Art Eat Festival. Supported by the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s (NCJAA) professional mentoring scheme, the project’s producer delivered nine design workshops with residents at a local prison and the artist EVEWRIGHT to produce the finished piece. The NCJAA afforded me […]

Music and mentoring at HMP Drake Hall

Music and mentoring at HMP Drake Hall



For the last two years Changing Tunes Midlands (CTM) has been bringing musicians-in-residence into prisons across their region. Based on a model using a therapeutic approach to teaching music and mentoring developed over 30 years of experience from Changing Tunes in Bristol, CTM has migrated this service to the Midlands. The charity now has musicians-in-residence […]

Mentoring opportunity for arts and culture fundraisers

Mentoring opportunity for arts and culture fundraisers



With funding from Arts Council England, the Institute of Fundraising has embarked on a four-year programme of support for fundraising and development professionals working within the arts, culture and heritage sector; RAISE : Arts, Culture & Heritage. The RAISE programme includes mentoring opportunities for early-career fundraisers working in the arts, culture & heritage sector across England. The year-long mentoring scheme, led by […]