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The Creative Industries Federation and the Institute of Civil Engineers have called on the new government to give arts education the same value as STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects. The call was made at the recent launch of the Federation’s Creative Education Agenda, which aims to highlight concerns about the narrow focus some schools and policy makers have on science, technology and maths without art, drama, music, design or other similar subjects. To read more or download a copy of the Agenda, visit the Creative Industries Federation website.