National Event 2022 Creativity & Wellbeing 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions have had a profound effect on all our lives, particularly impacting on our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Research and experience tell us that creative learning across the curriculum and the development of creativity skills lead to improved wellbeing, confident learners and teachers, and a wider sense of achievement. This is reflected in the refreshed vision of the national Creative Learning Plan; ‘to ensure the Scottish education system enables everyone to recognise, develop and apply their creativity to ensure they thrive in an increasingly complex and fast-changing world’.
Over the course of the national event week, we celebrated and shared the creativity and innovation of practitioners and learners that became a silver lining of the pandemic. We heard inspirational and transformational stories of collaboration and empowerment that are helping learners to thrive.
Sessions were led by practitioners, learners and partners and include insights into projects supported by the Creative Learning Network Fund and the Creative Wellbeing Fund.
Recorded sessions and resources are available via the link below.