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Beginning with an in-service event modelling creativity and enterprise, this project was designed to encourage teachers to develop pupil-led creative and enterprising projects that meet a school improvement priority...
A New Yorker article on how psychologists and neuroscientists have examined the mental state of daydreaming, revealing the ways in which mind-wandering is an essential cognitive tool and a piece of the creativity puzzle...
This Scottish Government Action Plan, succeeded by the Creative Learning Plan published in 2013, was directed at developing the role and impact of creativity within and across the curriculum and was the stimulus behind the creation of the Creativity Portal...
- “Imagination enhances creativity and is at the heart of innovation, invention, problem solving, science and the arts and of all the performing arts, a visit to the theatre, particularly theatre for young audiences should be an act of pure imagination...”
Iain Johnstone, Creative Director, Wee Stories
Ten international celebrities of film, fashion, music, theatre and literature, paired with ten of Scotland's finest silversmiths collaborated on the design for a piece of silver that reflects on Scottish identity and culture...
Helena Gillis, Museums Galleries Scotland
Dan Hillier, Edinburgh Observatory
- “From the moment we're born we're trying to make sense of the chaos and other people's attempts to order it for us...”
Simon Sharkey, Associate Director, National Theatre of Scotland
Creative Little Scientists aims to bring together creativity and science and mathematics in preschool and first years of primary education (up to the age of eight)...
Students from Glenochil Prison Learning Centre hosted a creative conversation as part of College Development Network’s The Emporium of Dangerous Ideas...
Kate Morrison, Education Officer, Scottish Ballet
An interdisciplinary creative learning and teaching resource based around Fife Earth, an ambitious land regeneration project...
- “Creativity is engaging with the world around us and the need to interpret and make something new in response...”
Education Unit, Historic Scotland
Professor George G. Youngson, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital
- “Creativity is the freedom to be imaginative, explore your own abilities and discover what you can achieve...”
Jane Masters, Schools Officer, National Museums Scotland
Over 300 filmed talks on a broad range of creative themes by some of the leading speakers and innovators...
Paul Gillon, Publicity and Media, SNJO
We are passionate advocates of the need to position audiences - from school children right through to senior citizens - at the heart of cultural activity...