Supporting local partnerships among arts organizations, schools, and community organizations. It may seem racist to read Macaulay with the current perspective, but you may try to understand him in his own contemporary context: If you do, this may sound very much like the education debates raging in many countries even today (for example, Britain) about what education is for and what kind of education should be delivered in schools.
Supriyo, from your profile it appears that you are based out of London and work in the British education sector Since you are getting your paychecks from the British Education system, for the purposes of this article/discussion it would make you an interested party and not a neutral/impartial observer.
Teacher and Artist Partnerships (TAP) and Long-Term Residencies (LTR) provide funding for projects that provide long-term, in-depth interaction between professional teaching artists, students, teachers and others through workshops and classes sponsored by schools, nonprofit organizations, units of government and other institutions.
Partnering with Vans Custom Culture, Americans for the Arts has designed the Arts Education Navigator, a series of e-books covering a variety of topics with the purpose of helping educators, students, and advocates alike navigate the complex field of arts education.
Students specialising in secondary education will qualify as subject specialist teachers in two secondary teaching areas, while students specialising in primary education will be qualified to teach across the school curriculum but with particular expertise in one or two fields.