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Arts and creativity in education

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The Scottish Arts Council is actively involved in supporting arts and creativity in education in Scotland and is committed to helping both artists and educators develop their creative teaching skills.

Find out more about the context and priorities for our support of the arts and creativity in
education in Scotland or download our quick guide to education (pdf).

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Social Impact Study

Scottish Borders Council’s (SBC) Performing Arts Partnership has published a full social impact study into young people’s participation in Performing Arts activities in the Scottish Borders.

The purpose of the study was to identify how taking part in creative activity – in this case dance and drama – leads young people to feel better and make better choices about their lives, to be more active and contribute more in their community.

New Cultural Co-Ordinators booklet and poster

CCiSS booklet

Learning from the Cultural Co-ordinators in Scottish Schools programme booklet

The Scottish Arts Council has produced a booklet highlighting the benefits of the Cultural Co-ordinator in Scottish Schools programme drawing from the recently commissioned monitoring report published in July 2009… read the booklet here

CCiSS poster

Learning from the Cultural Co-ordinators in Scottish schools programme poster

The Scottish Arts Council has also produced an accompanying poster with a Curriculum for Excellence theme that is aimed at teachers and also highlights the benefits of working with Cultural Co-ordinators within the Expressive Arts. The poster identifies where educators can find Cultural Co-ordinators within their local authorities… view the poster here

International arts educators exchange

Visiting Artists Add Glamour to Shakespeare Competiton

Glasgow schools benefited from the knowledge and expertise of international teaching artists this month, when visiting Chicago artists made a guest appearance on the judging panel in Glasgow from 17-18 June… read more

See also
* Quick guide (Arts in Education)
* Context
* Priorities
* Features
* Projects
* Publications
* News
* Notices
* Links
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* Curriculum for Excellence
* National Priorities in Education
* Learning Teaching Scotland
* Young Scot
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