Research Reports

Creative Alliances for Europe

Posted on 26 Nov, 2015 in CCE Research

Authors : Paul Collard and Rolf Witte Institution: German Federation for Arts Education and Cultural Learning (BKJ), Creativity Culture and Education (CCE) with funding from the Stiftung Mercator Full Reference: Collard, P and Witte, R (2015). Creative Alliances for Europe. CCE and BKJ Summary This report explores how the reach and impact of creative and cultural education in Europe can be improved, how creative and cultural education can strengthen our understanding of the value of Europe and how we can improve capacity in Europe for working...

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Skills for the Creative Industries: Report of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Virtual Conference

Posted on 13 Oct, 2015 in CCE Research

Author: Paul Collard Institution: UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Full Reference: Collard, P. (2014). Skills for the Creative Industries: Report of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Virtual Conference. Bonn, Germany: UNESCO-UNEVOC. Summary The two-week virtual conference took place from 29 September to 10 October 2014 on UNESCO-UNEVOC’s e-Forum and brought together 153 participants from 64 countries. The virtual conference stimulated debate and information sharing, and increased participants’...

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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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Student Participation in The Cultural Rucksack

Posted on 20 Aug, 2014 in CCE Research

Author: Paul Collard Institution: Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) Full Reference: Collard, P. (2014). Student participation in The cultural rucksack. Den kulturelle skolesekken. Summary of Key Findings This study explores the views of young people from Norway about their experiences of the activities of Den Kulturelle Skolesekken (‘The Cultural Rucksack’, DKS) and culture in general, to inform future work of DKS. The project was developed by DKS and Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) and involved a small group of...

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Evaluation of CCE/NCB Arts and Cultural Activities Project with Looked After Children

Posted on 11 Apr, 2013 in CCE Research

Author: Sanah Sheikh Institution: Office for Public Management Full Reference: Sheikh, S. (2013) Evaluation of CCE/NCB Arts and Cultural Activities Project with Looked After Children. Creativity, Culture and Education. Summary of Key Findings The Office for Policy Management (OPM) were commissioned by CCE to evaluate the impact of a programme of arts and cultural activities funded by CCE on three groups of looked after children. The project had been proposed by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) who also managed the project. The activities...

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This Much We Know

Posted on 25 Jul, 2012 in CCE Research

Report Date: 2007 Report Title: This Much We Know Institution: Creative Partnerships National Office, Arts Council England Full reference: Creative Partnerships. (2007).This Much We Know.London: Creative Partnerships, Arts CouncilEngland. Summary The first in a series of summaries of research, evaluation and learning from the Creative Partnerships programme, This Much We Know offers a brief account of how the programme operated at the time of publication along with short entries of key research findings from projects commissioned from 2002...

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Changing Young Lives (2012)

Posted on 25 Jul, 2012 in CCE Research

Report Date: 31st July 2012 Report Title: Changing Young Lives 2012 Institution: Creativity, Culture and Education Full reference: Creativity, Culture and Education (2009) Changing Young Lives 2012. Newcastle: CCE Summary This is the third of CCE’s occasional summarised accounts of recent research. It offers an overview by Paul Collard of learning and current thinking inspired by the research as well as brief accounts of some key studies focusing on a range of themes, including: young people, creativity and well-being (Cambridge...

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