Posts Categorized: Education

Community Radio Station Supporters’ Scheme Survey

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Campaigns, Education, Radio Industry.

The Community Media Association is conducting a quick survey into the relative value of different sources of income, other than grants and contracts, for community radio stations. We are particularly interested in supporters’ subscription schemes, ‘friends of’ arrangements and paid memberships. Only Q1 is compulsory and you are free to Read more +

2017 Sandford St Martin Awards opens for entries

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Community News, Education, Events, Radio Industry.

The Sandford St Martin Trust is calling for entries to the UK’s most prestigious awards for radio, TV and online content exploring religious, spiritual or ethical themes. Applications are encouraged from news, current affairs, drama, music, arts, children’s and comedy genres, as well as from specifically ‘religious’ commissions. Stephen Fry’s Read more +

Community Media, Social Housing and the NHS Sustainability & Transformation Plans – An Opportunity to Change the National Wellbeing Landscape?

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Campaigns, Education, Funding.

For those of you who were able to attend the CMA’s Community Media Conference this year, you will know that one of the principal discussions concerned the role of community media as an essential partner in enabling and improving social change and wellbeing. Although I don’t come from CM I Read more +

Call for Participation! “Radio Archives in European Community Media” International Conference on Open Radio Archives on 4-6 June 2015 in Halle/Saale (Germany)

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Community News, Education, Events, Radio Industry.

“Radio Archives in European Community Media” International Conference on Open Radio Archives on 4-6 June 2015 in Halle/Saale (Germany) CAPTCHA (Creative Approaches to Living Cultural Archives) want to encourage people involved in community media to present current broadcast and multimedia archiving practices at their stations and to generate ideas for an Read more +

Connected Communities Media Collection

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Arts, Education.

Connected Communities Collection

The Connected Communities Media Collection (CCMC) brings together community-made media outputs from Connected Communities projects across the UK. At the core of the AHRC’s Connected Communities programme is research to better understand the changing nature of communities and community values, and the role communities play in sustaining and enhancing quality Read more +

Future Thinking: The AHRC Connected Communities Media Collection, Archiving the Audio-Visual and Beyond, 29 October, MediaCityUK

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Education, Events.

A day of thinking about and exploring archives and their use and development, in relation to the Connected Communities Media Collection…. The focus of the day is this archive built to host (and make accessible) audio-visual media outputs from more than 300 projects funded in the AHRC Connected Communities programme. Read more +

Community Radio Work Experience opportunities at the BBC – London & Salford

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Education, Jobs, Radio Industry, Resources.

BBC Audio & Music is seeking to develop its relationship with communities across the UK by developing partnerships with community radio stations.  The department is offering a limited number of two-week work placements to gain new contacts, stories and experiences.   The BBC would also see this as developmental for the Read more +

Grass Roots Radio – making democracy work in the community

Posted by Andy King & filed under Education.

Lincoln-based community radio station Siren FM has announced a new course looking at how community radio can boost local democracy. The course begins on Saturday 13 October 2012 and runs across six Saturday sessions. According to organisers, across 6 day-long sessions, you will work towards making an hour long programme Read more +

Gateway to voluntary sector research launches

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Campaigns, Education, Policy, Resources.

A new one-stop knowledge resource for the third sector has been launched to bring together evidence on subjects that include policy, social and economic impact and funding and will help inform the work of researchers, policymakers, academics, frontline service providers and other VCS stakeholders across the country.