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This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

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    Annual Plan 2014-15

    The Annual Plan for 2014-15 details our activities for the year, budgets and performance measures. It also explains how we will deliver our work to support the ambitions and priorities set out earlier this year in Creative Scotland’s 10-year shared plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

    11 June 2014

    Scotland's Creative Learning Plan 2013

    Scotland’s Creative Leaning Plan is the result of work by a partnership of organisations working across Scotland in education and creativity and sets out an ambitious vision for creativity in education over the next 10 years.

    25 September 2013

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    Quality Perspectives - Artists and Partners

    In 2012 and 2013 research was conducted with the ArtWorks Scotland supported Peer to Peer Networks. This research aimed to gain a clearer understanding of the PPN Membership and their practice as artists in participatory settings.

    3 June 2014

    Creativity Portal

    Creativity is increasingly recognised as an essential higher order skill for learning, life and work and is a vital element in the delivery of Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence. The portal is a one-stop shop for teachers, community learning leaders and educators across lifelong learning.

    24 March 2014

    ArtWorks Scotland Research: Phase 2

    Phase Two involved more in depth study through consultation with over 200 artists (through the peer to peer networks), as well as employers/commissioners, cultural organisations, HE and FE institutions and other bodies, to define the skills and support needed in detail.

    1 October 2012

    C21 Literacy: what is it and how do we get it?

    21st Century Literacy’ was a Creative Futures Think Tank initiative. Creative Futures is a programme launched by Creative Scotland in 2011 to promote the professional development, vision, connectivity and ambitions of Scotland’s creative practitioners and organisations. The key aim of the 21st Century Literacy initiative was to bring together many voices and interests seeking to promote literacy development, create new synergies and provide a focus for innovation. This entailed

    1 May 2012

    Evaluation of Creative Identities

    Creative Identities was an ambitious 18-month pilot programme which was part of the Scottish Government's CashBack for Communities programme. It aimed to provide a wide range of arts and moving image activities to young people aged 10-19 in Scotland. The evaluation was conducted by PZA Consulting.

    27 May 2011

    Child's play: the links between childhood encouragement and adult engagement in arts and culture

    This analysis was undertaken in-house within the Scottish Government by using large scale data from the 2007/8 Scottish Household Survey Culture (and Sport) Module. It explores the role of childhood encouragement to participate in and attend cultural activities in promoting cultural participation and attendance in adult life.

    17 December 2010

    Evaluation of the Cultural Co-ordinators in Scottish Schools Programme

    In March 2009, ERS was commissioned by Scottish Arts Council to deliver a programme of monitoring and evaluation of the Cultural Co-ordinators in Scottish Schools (CCiSS) Programme since development of the Business Planning March 2007. Supported by an advisory group comprising of representatives from the Scottish Arts Council, Scottish Government, VOCAL, Heritage Education Forum and local authorities.

    1 February 2010

    Cultural Co-odinators in Scottish Schools Programme: Monitoring Report

    The Scottish Arts Council commissioned ERS Research and Consultancy to undertake a review of the cultural co-ordinators in Scottish schools. This monitoring report presents findings from the first phase where data was provided by local authorities regarding the delivery of the cultural co-ordinators in Scottish schools programme. The study summarises the findings from the monitoring activity undertaken in November 2009.

    1 February 2010