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The Impact of Arts Interventions on Health Outcomes

Posted on 17 Jun, 2015 in Related Research by Others

Authors: Ros McLellan and Maurice Galton with Megan Walberg Institution: Creativity, Culture and Education, University of Cambridge Full reference: McLellan R, Galton M and Walberg M (2015) The Impact of Arts Interventions on Health Outcomes – A survey of young adolescents accompanied by a review of the literature. Retrieved from http://www.creativitycultureeducation.org/wp-content/uploads/HealthReport_Dec2014_web.pdf. Summary Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or...

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A critical review of the Creative Partnerships archive

Posted on 7 Jan, 2015 in Related Research by Others

Authors: Pat Thomson, Rebecca Coles and Maddy Hallewell with Jan Keane Institution: Arts & Humanities Research Council, The University of Nottingham Full reference: Thomson, P., Coles, R., Hallewell, M., & Keane, J. (n.d.). A critical review of the Creative Partnerships archive: How was cultural value understood, researched and evidenced? Retrieved from http://www.creativitycultureeducation.org/a-critical-review-of-the-creative-partnerships-archive Summary The Creative Partnerships (CP) archive offers the opportunity to understand...

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Everyone Starts with an ‘A’

Posted on 1 Oct, 2014 in Related Research by Others

Authors: Nathalie Spencer, Jonathan Rowson and Louise Bamfield Institution: RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) Action and Research Centre Full reference: Spencer, N., Rowson, J., & Bamfield, L. (2014). Everyone Starts with an ‘A’: Applying behavioural insight to narrow the socioeconomic attainment gap in education. London, the UK: RSA Action and Research Centre Summary The report explores unconventional ways of influencing pupils’ motivation, learning enjoyment and performance at school,...

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Education to Employment: Designing a System that Works

Posted on 1 Oct, 2014 in Related Research by Others

Authors: Mona Mourshed, Diana Farrell and Dominic Barton Institution: McKinsey Center for Government Full reference: Mourshed, M., Farrell, D., & Barton, D. (2012). Education to Employment: Designing a System that Works. (n.p.): McKinsey Center for Government. Summary The report looks at the passage from education to employment, with the current lack of jobs for young people and at the same time lack of candidates in possession of the necessary skills, what the challenges are. and what can be done to improve it. Two main sources of data...

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Early Intervention: The Next Steps

Posted on 17 Jan, 2011 in Related Research by Others

Author: Graham Allen MP Institution: HM Government Full reference: Allen, G. (2011) Early Intervention: The Next Steps. An Independent Report to HM Government. London: Cabinet Office Summary This report sets out a case for rebalancing of the approach to social problems towards an Early Years Intervention culture, emphasising primary prevention strategies. It discusses the science behind early intervention, reviews evidence of the positive contribution that Early Years Intervention can make to children’s social and emotional development and...

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Giving Green Paper

Posted on 29 Dec, 2010 in Related Research by Others

Institution: HM Government: Cabinet Office Full reference: Cabinet Office (2010). Giving: Green Paper. London: HM Government. Summary This Green Paper sets out the Government’s initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money (the Big Society). It proposes a new role for government as a facilitator of giving, making it easier for philanthropists, volunteers and charities to form partnerships. It identifies five elements of change needed: great.opportunities, information, visibility, exchange and reciprocity, and...

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Creative Economy Report 2010: Creative Economy: A Feasible Development Option

Posted on 15 Dec, 2010 in Related Research by Others

Institution: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Full reference: UNCTAD (2010) Creative Economy: A Feasible Development Option. Geneva: UNCTAD Summary This report presents an updated perspective of the United Nations as a whole on the creative economy and its potential to drive economic growth and promote development. It provides empirical evidence that the creative industries are among the most dynamic emerging sectors in world trade. It also shows that the interface...

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The Foundation Years: preventing poor children becoming poor adults

Posted on 1 Dec, 2010 in Related Research by Others

Policy Title: The Foundation Years: preventing poor children becoming poor adults Author: Frank Field Institution: Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances for HM Government Full reference: Field, F. (2010) The Foundation Years: preventing poor children becoming poor adults. The report of the Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances. London: Cabinet Office. Summary Frank Field was commissioned by the Prime Minister in June 2010 to provide an independent review on poverty and life chances. His report sets out a new approach...

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The Importance of Teaching: The Schools White Paper

Posted on 26 Nov, 2010 in Related Research by Others

Policy Title: The Importance of Teaching: The Schools White Paper Institution: Department for Education Full reference: Department for Education (2010). The Importance of Teaching. Cm 7980 Summary This White Paper outlines a raft of the coalition government’s measures for wide-reaching schools reform in England, with emphasis on greater autonomy for schools and empowerment of teachers. It includes plans to expand eligibility for Academy School status for what are deemed ‘good’ primary and special schools and for lower performing schools...

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Born Creative

Posted on 1 Nov, 2010 in Related Research by Others

Policy Title: Born Creative Institution: DEMOS Full reference: Tims, C. (Ed.) (2010) Born Creative London: DEMOS Summary of key findings Born Creative is a series of essays by leading thinkers in early years education. Contributors discuss the importance of cultures, environments and networks in the enrichment of early years learning and share examples of innovative practice in the field. A number of essays look at the extent to which public policy can contribute to improved creative and cultural experiences in early years...

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