QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 84 - Page 28

Adrian develops cultural carer with the Arts Council Malta A DRIAN DEBATTISTA, from Malta, graduated with an MA Arts Festival & Cultural Management from QMU in 2015. He started working as a research associate at Arts Council Malta just a week after finishing his final project at QMU. Discussing his current role, Adrian said: “The course was a determining factor in the success of my application. My role involves developing and managing the Council’s research programme through qualitative and quantitative research, whilst gathering statistics and data mining, analysing cultural practices and monitoring trends effecting or resulting from cultural participation, production and consumption. “I’m also responsible for ensuring quality control of research by setting up appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems. The aim is to produce a knowledge base from which effective policy recommendations can be made, whilst aiding cultural operators through more informed decision-making.” Soon after Adrian started in the role, he was involved in writing the Council’s five-year strategy. He explained: “I’ve been working on the formulation of data collection methods for internal evalua ѥѥձɅɝͅѥ̰ݡ)ѼЁܸ+qMѡɽ́'eٽٕȁՑѥձɅ)ѥѥٕ䰁ѡЁمՅѥݼչɽɅ́)ѡ չՑ͕хѥɕЁȁձɅɝͅѥ̸%)ѡɽ̰'eݽɭݥѠѡɕ͕ɍѕЁѡYфչѥ)ݡٕ͕́ѡYфɽ х ձɔɽɅt)́Ё́E5T͔ɥչѽݽɬЁݥѠ)ɝͅѥ1́MѱѼ́ͽɥєչ)ѥٕ́ѡɝͅѥé܁ݕͥє!ͅ胊q5䁕ɥ)ݥѠ1́Mѱͽɕٕ́Ё)ɕѥ́͡ݥѠѡՉѡɥѥ́)́䁍ɕЁͥѥݥѠѡ́ չ5ф$͕)ѡ͔́́٥ѥՕѡ݅$ɕЁ)͕ѡ٥ɽЁɽչ́$ɽɕ́䁍ɕȻtvH) ձɔɕѽȁ͡ɕ́ȁɕ)ɥݥѠՑ)0)e99!1A99dɕѱ䁍ѼE5TѼ)͡ɔȁɥٕЁ)ѡձɅ͕ѽȁݥѠЁ啅ȁՑ̸)1幹ɅՅѕɽE5TݥѠɕ) չѥMՑ́Ё́Ёѡ(啅́ݽɭѡձɅ͕ѽȁMѱ)ɕѱ䁥ȁ䁅́ɕѽȁ ձɔݥѠѡ) 䁽ɝ չMȁɕȁЁѡ(؁ɝ ݕѠ́ݡɔ݅͡)ЁѡѥЁ1ͽ5ɭѥQɥ)ɽٕ̰ͥՔѼѡѤѡ卽) ݕѠ չɥ̸́! ձɔ)MЁɝ1幹 ā)ՅՑЁѕɽչх)5Ёɕѱ䰁́ɕѽȁ ձɔ́͡)Ʌ͙ɵѥɽЁѼٕȁͅ٥̰ݡɥ)ѡЁѡѕɥ䁽ѡձɔ͕٥݅́х()E5e=T]ɔɔeԁ9)]ЁЁE5T1幹͡ɕͽѽѥ)ݥѠٕЁЁՑ́ͅ她+q]ԁѕȁɽԁ͡ձ݅)ѡЁٕȁѡܻ͡t)1幹݅́ɕ͕ѕݥѠѡa1)1յ䁽Aٕϊd݅ɐAɽͽ))аE5Wéɕѽȁѡ%ѕɹѥ) ɔȁѡMՑ䁽Aٕ̻ )1幹́ѥѽՍݥѠɥ́ݡ)Ց她ЁE5TvH