Time to Shine Resources

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.

NYAAG Transposition report

Read the report from the ERASMUS+ supported exchanged between young people from Scotland and Denmark, to share experiences on ‘how young people can more effectively cooperate with the arts and cultural sectors to enhance the possibilities for young people.

Time to Shine - Scotland's Youth Arts Strategy for ages 0-25

View and download the Strategy in pdf format.

Time to Shine - Pocket Plan

View and download a copy of the Pocket Plan in pdf format.

Time to Shine - What's Behind It

Behind Time To Shine was a large amount of in-depth research, consultation and support. This paper outlines the consultation and research process undertaken to inform the drafting of the strategy.

Time to Shine Graphic Novel

The strategy's key themes are also articulated through a specially commissioned graphic novel.

Time to Shine Graphic Novel - Gaelic Translation

View and download a Gaelic translation of the Time to Shine graphic novel.

National Youth Arts Advisory Group (NYAAG) Culture and Connection report

Culture and Connection examines how young people across Scotland can shape their creative future. It's based on findings from the National Youth Arts Advisory Group, and a national survey of young people, conducted by Young Scot.

Evaluation of the Implementation of Time to Shine

Key findings, full report and case studies from an evaluation of the first two years of the Time To Shine programme from April 2014 to September 2016.

Time to Shine - Youth Arts Award Index

This document offers a summary of Youth Arts award schemes currently available in Scotland.