Creative Education

Why is the UK Designing Such a Grey Future?

Mark Bonner | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Bonner

I recently searched Surrey for a secondary school that truly valued creativity for my own daughter. Both private and state, the answer was depressingly similar; "Oh yes, we do do ART here, but it's not a real degree is it?" one headmaster risked his life in telling me.

Drawing the Imagination...

Kate Pankhurst | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Pankhurst

Drawing and literacy go hand in hand, we are all familiar with illustrated books, but it doesn't stop there. Drawing has the power to increase understanding, enjoyment and engagement across the curriculum.

Students Who Are Near Exclusion - How Can They Be Supported to Stay in School?

Jackson Kavanagh | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jackson Kavanagh

Because it wasn't so long ago that I bumped into a young man (let's call him Peter) - we'd worked with him when he was in Year 9 and on the very edge of permanent exclusion. Peter couldn't sit still for more than a few minutes, hated being told what to do and saw resources only as ammunition to throw at his classmates.