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Resources

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.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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CashBack-for-Creativity-Year-2-Evaluation.pdf

Download the report in PDF format

8 December 2020

CashBack for Creativity: Year 2 Evaluation Report

An evaluation of Year 2 of CashBack for Creativity, which offers young people across Scotland the opportunity to engage in creative and cultural activity.

8 December 2020

CashBack for Creativity: Year 3 and Summative Evaluation Report

An evaluation of Year 3 of CashBack for Creativity, which offers young people across Scotland the opportunity to engage in creative and cultural activity.

8 December 2020

A Creative Decade; Measuring the Impact of CashBack for Creativity

This Media Education report explores the challenges of evaluating long-term impact, highlighting effective evaluation carried out by Cashback-funded organisations, and offering important considerations for funders and youth arts providers.

8 December 2020

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Report 2020

This is our first report on our work in relation to the UNCRC, looking at where we are now and what areas need more work to make sure we’re doing the best job we can to uphold children’s rights within our remit.

20 November 2020

What it's like to work as part of the NYAAG

Hannah Poyner from Inverness talks to us about her experience of being a member of NYAAG - the National Youth Arts Advisory Group.

3 December 2018

How Creative Traineeships are helping young people to 'get a foot in the door'

In February 2018, we announced nine year-long full time traineeships for young people aged between 16-24, which were developed to help young people progress a career in the arts, screen and creative industries. We caught up with a handful of trainees to find out how they're getting on.

17 September 2018

Saving the world (...ish) at Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival

We speak to writer and director Nicholas Barton-Wines, whose production "How to Save the World...ish" will feature at the Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival from Friday 17 November.

13 November 2017

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

30 March 2017

TTS-Digital-Evaluation.pdf

Key findings from research looking at the TTS.Digital programme. This report was produced by Research Scotland between February 2016 to September 2016. Download the report in PDF format.

20 January 2017

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COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

Creative-Scotland-December-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020

2019/20

Creative Scotland's Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the financial year ending 31 March 2020.

10 December 2020