Literature Reviews

The Impact of Creative Initiatives on Wellbeing: A Literature Review

Posted on 11 Jul, 2012 in CCE Research, Literature Reviews

Authors: Ros McLellan, Maurice Galton, Susan Steward and Charlotte Page Institution: University of Cambridge Full reference: McLellan, R., Galton, M., Steward, S. and Page, C. (2012). The impact of creative initiatives on wellbeing: a literature review. Newcastle: CCE Summary of key findings: This literature review provides a timely overview of an area that is growing in interest and relevance for educators. It underpins a CCE-commissioned research report conducted by the authors which explored the impact of Creative Partnerships on pupils’...

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Progression in Creativity: A Literature Review

Posted on 23 May, 2012 in CCE Research, Literature Reviews

Authors: Ellen Spencer, Bill Lucas and Guy Claxton Institution: Centre for Real-World Learning, University of Winchester Full reference: Spencer, E., Lucas, B. and Claxton, G. (2012). Progression in Creativity: a literature review. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings This literature review provides an overview of the key issues and debates surrounding creativity and the potential for assessing it in individuals. The authors discuss the concepts of assessment, progression and creativity, how creativity is...

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Whole School Change: A Literature Review

Posted on 1 Nov, 2011 in Literature Reviews

Author: Pat Thomson Institution: University of Nottingham Full reference: Thomson, P. (2010) Whole School Change: A Literature Review. 2nd ed. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings This literature review teases out some of the issues that sit beneath the term ‘whole school change’. It is not a comprehensive review of the ‘evidence’, but a focused synthesis of material judged to be relevant to all those involved and interested in the Creative Partnerships programme and its approach. The review begins from...

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Childhood, culture and creativity: A literature review

Posted on 1 Dec, 2010 in Literature Reviews

Author: Jackie Marsh Institution: Sheffield University Full reference: Marsh, J. (2010) Childhood, culture and creativity: A literature review. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings In this review, Jackie Marsh offers an overview of the literature surrounding the culture of childhood, looking at the debates surrounding how young children (defined here up to age eight) now grow up in complex, commercialised and media-saturated social worlds. The review looks at developments in the sociology of childhood over the...

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Teachers: formation, training and identity: A literature review

Posted on 1 Dec, 2010 in Literature Reviews

Author: Ian Menter Institution: University of Glasgow Full reference: Menter, I. (2010) Teachers: Formation, training and identity: A literature review. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings This literature review provides an overview of how teachers have been trained since the late 19th century up to the present day. It considers connections between creativity and teacher identity. The author concludes that teachers’ professional identities have changed significantly over the last century and are now more...

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Consulting Young People: A Literature Review

Posted on 1 Nov, 2010 in Literature Reviews

Author: Sara Bragg Institution: Open University Full reference: Bragg, S. (2010) Consulting Young People: A literature review. 2nd ed. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education. Summary of key findings This review introduces readers to the field of consultation work with young people. It discusses why the views of young people should be sought, listened to and acted upon, citing a number of factors that make this an increasingly commonsense step to take. It identifies a range of issues to be taken into account in consulting young people,...

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The Cultural and Creative Industries: A Literature Review

Posted on 1 Nov, 2010 in Literature Reviews

Author: Justin O’Connor Institution: Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Full reference: O’Connor, J. (2010) The Cultural and Creative Industries: A Literature Review. 2nd ed. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings This review takes a sixty year trip from ‘The Culture Industry’, through the ‘cultural industries’, ending at the ‘creative industries’. Its main theme is the tension between culture and economics which lies at the heart of this terminology. The review explores the history of...

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Creativity and education in the Prevent agenda: a review of policy, theory and evidence

Posted on 1 Apr, 2010 in CCE Research, Literature Reviews

Authors: Ewan King, Sarah Holloway, Kate Brown, Shama Sawar. Institution: Office of Public Management (OPM) and Development Education Association (DEA) Full reference: King, E., Holloway, S., Brown, K., Sawar, S. (2010). Creativity and education in the Prevent agenda: a review of policy, theory and evidence. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education Summary of key findings As part of their evaluation of the [LINK:466|CAPTION:CCE Prevent programme], the researchers were asked to conduct a review of relevant literature and good practice to...

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The Rhetorics of Creativity: A literature review

Posted on 1 Jan, 2010 in CCE Research, Literature Reviews

Author: Shakuntala Banaji and Andrew Burn with David Buckingham Institution: Institute of Education, University of London Full reference: Banaji, S., Burn, A., Buckingham, D (2010) The Rhetorics of Creativity: A literature review. 2nd ed. London: Creativity, Culture and Education. Summary of key findings This literature review is an important and original report that surveys the core concept of creativity. It aims to help all those involved in creative programmes develop a more finely nuanced and informed understanding of how we use the term...

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Arts in Education and Creativity: A literature review

Posted on 1 Jan, 2010 in CCE Research, Literature Reviews

Author: Mike Fleming Institution: Durham University Full reference: Fleming, M. (2010) Arts in Education and Creativity: A literature review. 2nd ed. London: Creativity, Culture and Education. Summary of key findings This literature review offers an historical and theoretical overview of arts education, its place in the English curriculum, and its relationship with creative learning and creativity education. It centres on official policy discourse and attempts to outline key moments and movements in the history of arts education over the last...

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