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Presentation by Peter Chivers


19.1    The Committee considered a presentation by Mr Chivers, Head of Brighton & Hove Music and Arts. Various projects were detailed by way of a powerpoint presentation, it was stated that there was currently an effort to involve other forms of art from many different sources. 1000 people were involved in creating starting points from which a wider network had been established as a foundation in order to foster new projects. The Committee considered a video introducing the World of Fairlight program.


19.2    Councillor O’Quinn if students were being helped to find apprenticeships in these specific areas.


19.3    The Head of Brighton & Hove Music and Arts stated that through the Cities of Learning work, it was hoped that a scaffolding for children to move in to apprenticeships may be implemented.


19.4    Councillor Allen prised the positive work being achieved despite the juxtaposition of a program formerly run by BHCC and later outsourced.


19.5    Councillor Phillips enquired what opportunities were available for low income students and disadvantaged children in the city.


19.6    The Head of Brighton & Hove Music and Arts confirmed that there were programs being run to provide and teach musical instruments across the city.


19.7    Councillor Brown welcomed the positive approach and outcome of the projects highlighted.


19.8    RESOLVED – that the Committee agreed to note the presentation.



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