Creative Learning and Young People

ArtWorks Scotland

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

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.

Creative Learning Plan

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.

Creative Learning Review

Creative Scotland undertook a review of our creative learning remit during 2016/17. This review intended to support Creative Scotland and the wider sector to develop a shared understanding of creative learning so that it can be effectively embedded across all of our work and across the work of the organisations we fund. The review will inform Creative Scotland’s future priorities for work in this area over the next five years. (...)

Creative Learning Networks

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).

Time to Shine - National Youth Arts Strategy

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

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.

Youth Music Initiative

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.

Creative Scotland Education Scotland Action Plan

Our continued partnership with Education Scotland sets out the ways in which we want to see creativity play a key role in our education system.