Creative Learning and Young People
ArtWorks Scotland is a national professional development initiative for artists working in participatory settings. It is one of 5 projects across the UK that are part of ArtWorks: Developing Practice in Participatory Settings - a special initiative from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation - and is partnership funded by Creative Scotland.
CashBack for Creativity is part of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities initiative, which has seen over £45 million recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act, reinvested back into communities to benefit Scotland’s young people.
In September 2013 we published Scotland’s Creative Learning Plan which was developed with a range of partners. The document gives details of Scotland’s Creative Learning Plan, and includes Creative Scotland’s vision, aims and workstreams as we work with partners to deliver the plan.
We are currently undertaking a review of our creative learning remit. If you have an interest in creative learning you can help inform the review by taking part in our online consultation by Sunday 31 July 2016.
In order to ensure that young people have access to the best possible creative learning experiences and opportunities, Education Scotland and Creative Scotland are supporting local authorities across Scotland to develop Creative Learning Networks (CLNs).
Published on 8 November 2013, Scotland's first National Youth Arts Strategy (Time to Shine) sets out a vision and key recommendations to enable Scotland’s children and young people to flourish and achieve, in and through the arts and creativity.
The Creativity Portal has been developed as a partnership between Education Scotland and Creative Scotland in order to create a collaborative environment that encourages educators to place creativity at the heart of their practice.
Since 2012, we’ve developed a Youth Employment Programme with a number of partners - including Creative and Cultural Skills, Creative Skillset, Young Scot, SCVO and the Prince’s Trust.
Creative Scotland administers the Scottish Government's Youth Music Initiative (YMI) which aims to create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people and support the development of the youth music sector.