Thinking Differently was initially conceived by Meadow Arts as a small scale project to explore how artists think, new ways of developing creative practice in educational settings and new ways of gathering evidence of the wider benefits of creativity. This report written by Simon Taylor MA, University of Worcester with Liz Elders MA and Dr … Read more
Resources tagged with education
In this post, we use the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Force Survey to explore how creative workers responded to the pandemic by developing their qualifications and education.
Author, speaker, international advisor on education and the arts and Patron of The Place, Sir Ken Robinson talks to the Chief Executive of The Place, Clare Connor about the innate value of dance, hierarchies in arts and education and how dance may help us expand our narrow views of intelligence.
Northants Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) brings together leading arts, education and community organisations across the county to support young people, schools and local groups to unlock access to high quality cultural opportunities.
Founded in 2002 the Windmill Theatre is a not-for-profit performing arts company based in Adelaide, Australia. This case study describes how Windmill’s award-winning Arts Community and Education Program reflects the company’s belief that capturing the imaginations of young people early in their development helps to establish a life-long love of the arts. Using educators to facilitate direct dialogue between artists and young … Read more
The Lancashire Witches 400 project explored the heritage of the Lancashire Witches and the 400th anniversary of their trial and execution, alongside the enduring theme of persecution today. A diverse, creative programme initiated by Green Close Studios, involved hundreds of people participating in free workshops, talks and exhibitions featuring work from schools and the local community. There have … Read more
This paper by Dr Dennie Palmer Wolf and Dr Steven Holochwost from US cultural consultancy WolfBrown draws on new understandings of creativity, as well as a number of WolfBrown projects, to suggest that a focus on building creative capital is a powerful way to think about planning for, executing, and measuring the impact of the … Read more
This review by US consultancy WolfBrown was commissioned by the Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute in 2012. The purpose of the review was to invite readers and stakeholders – including organisations, musicians, staff, and advocates–to think about three key questions: What exactly can music (or, more broadly, the arts) contribute to the reform of juvenile … Read more
This book offers examples of successful cultural partnerships from the US and outlines how these have benefited local communities. Based on the success of these partnerships it also offers some useful advice on developing successful partnerships in the community as well as outlining some less successful ventures into partnership and based on this, tips on … Read more
This social marketing case study has been shared by the National Social Marketing Centre. In 2007 Brent Council’s Graffiti Partnership Board (a multi-agency partnership) successfully led diversionary activities and implemented a stronger investigation and enforcement strategy to tackle graffiti in the area. The approach was developed after extensive research and engagement with young people, graffiti … Read more