Since 2004, inroads has managed and delivered professional development training for artists and teachers in different contexts, with a particular emphasis on Creative Learning.
In particular, Inroads managed and delivered the Continuing Professional Development for Creative Partnerships, Sussex and Surrey, from 2006 – 2011, when Creative Partnerships was discontinued by the incoming Conservative government.
Run by artists for artists, our training is matched to the needs of the artist and organisations – from practical exercises in creative learning to business skills to seminars and salons by leading practitioners to accredited courses, Inroads has developed, managed and delivered a wide range of training to around 1000 participants – and counting..
We have worked for various clients including:
CREATIVE & CULTURAL SKILLS 2012
Spring 2012:ﾠ Sara (inroads) commissioned by Creative and Cultural Skills to deliver the Train the Trainer element of the Creative Choices events, kicking off at Queens Theatre, Hornchurch on 9th May 2012.
The training was later filmed as an accompanying video.
Spring 2010: Inroads were commissioned by the National Skills Academy/Creative and Cultural Skills Sector Council, to deliver part of the pilot Train the Trainer course for ‘offstage’ theatre staff, working alongside the National Theatre.
MUSIC FOR CHANGE 2008-2010
Between 2008 and 2010,ﾠMusicﾠFor Change ran week long courses for artists wanting to gain a Certificate in Arts Delivery and the Global Dimension. Linked to the primary and secondary curriculum global development aims and objectives,ﾠSara Clifford, for Inroads, delivered training in creative learning and facilitation skills, to complement training from Oxfam in global development issues, and from ﾠtrainers from a range of cultural backgrounds offering toolkit exercises inﾠmusicﾠand dance to explore the curriculum.
BRIGHTON & HOVE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2010
Spring 2010 – inroads were commissioned to train volunteers for the festival in Child protection, Health and Safety and Communication Skills.