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Creative academy: Reflective stories

Ingleson, SJ and Clements, JM 2010, Creative academy: Reflective stories , in: 1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts, 7th - 10th June 2010, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece.

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      Abstract

      The Creative Academy centres around Clements and Ingleson’s notion of creativity centred learning. Involving single structure learning platforms (tiered engagement, ‘sliding scale’ benchmarks and achievements) with peer/inter-relational, (community/project driven) experienced based learning. It allows enterprise-structured frameworks for self-directed learning, opening access to common knowledge and encouraging inter-institutional collaborations. Creating opportunities for extra-curricular, informal learning cohorts, with the capacity of building in schools and cross-disciplinary creative education. The Creative Academy is the general heading for a range of initiatives that all conspire to support a more inclusive and encouraging educational environment in the UK’s North West region, one where creativity can provide access to learning and a resource for the community. An aim of The Creative Academy is to extend the impact of the university and outreach to both established enterprise in the Creative Content sector and to new practitioners and participants. This paper will outline aspirations for the School of Art and Design’s Community Engagement Team, through the exploration of three separate case studies that demonstrate the Creative Academy’s principles of collaboration and intervention through non-formal and extended learning platforms.

      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
      Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
      Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media > Centre for Media, Art & Design Research and Engagement (MADRE)
      Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media
      Refereed: Yes
      Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
      Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 14:47
      Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:19
      URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19174

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