Today, Leeds is welcoming partners from Breda in the Netherlands as part of a long-term exchange programme of the Covenant of Mayors, supporting cities to reach their ambitious environmental and energy targets.… Read More Sharing Leeds’ best practice with Breda
Yesterday, the First Round of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018 has come to an end and successful competitors will soon be invited to the Second Round, Semi-Finals and Final in Leeds in September.… Read More The Leeds in Berlin, Singapore and New York
Over around four hours, schools from across the region debated Britain’s exit from the European Union, issues facing the LGTB community in Chechnya and many other important issues Europe is facing today.… Read More Guest blog: European Youth Parliament
The final visit of the ERASMUS+ funded PACE project, which looks at Partnerships in Arts and Cultural Education, took us to Espoo in Finland. Representatives from Leeds included teachers and headteachers from Beechwood Primary and Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, together with an officer from the council’s Artforms service. With Finland topping the PISA rankings… Read More Lessons from Finland
Last week the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson, hosted a Commonwealth Big Lunch which brought together business leaders from India with representatives from Leeds. The Eden Project’s “Big Lunch” is the UK’s annual get together for neighbours. Since 2009, millions of people have joined in together with their neighbours in a nationwide act… Read More Commonwealth Big Lunch in Leeds!
As part of Leeds City Council’s ongoing PACE project, a group of teachers and headteachers from Middleton and Valley View primary schools travelled to Malmö in Sweden earlier this month together with experts in cultural education from libraries, museums and Artforms. The visit was made possible thanks to a grant from the European Commission’s ERASMUS+ funding stream. The visit included… Read More Sharing arty ideas in Malmö
Last week saw another visit of Leeds City Council’s EU-funded Erasmus+ project PACE (Partnerships in Arts and Cultural Education) go to our German partner city Dortmund. … Read More Dortmund presents an amazing offer in cultural education