Research Reports

Creativity, Culture and Education

Posted on 7 Oct, 2011 in CCE

CCE believes in the fundamental value of enabling all children, young people and families to experience and access a diverse range of creative and cultural activities because this: brings intrinsic pleasure and benefits; raises their aspirations; improves their achievements and skills; unlocks their imaginations; brings about lasting improvements in the quality of their lives. CCE achieves this by unlocking the creativity of young people in and out of formal education. Test CCE video ident from CCE on Vimeo. We do this by working...

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Creative Agents: A Review and Research Project

Posted on 1 Oct, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Julian Sefton-Green Full reference: Sefton-Green, J. (2011). Creative Agents: A Review and Research Project. Newcastle: Creativity, Culture and Education. Summary of key findings Creative Partnerships and Creative Agents: The key purpose of this research was to offer CCE a single overarching review of the work of Creative Agents framed within an analysis of salient concerns driving the wider ecology of educational provision across England. The Creative Agent role developed throughout the life of the Creative Partnerships programme...

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The impact of Creative Partnerships on attainment and attendance in 2008-9 and 2009-10

Posted on 1 Aug, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Louise Cooper, Tom Benton, Caroline Sharp Institution: NFER (National Foundation for Educational Research) Full reference: Cooper, L., Benton, T. and Sharp, C. (2011). The Impact of Creative Partnerships on Attainment and Attendance in 2008-9 and 2009-10. Slough: NFER. Summary of key findings This report was commissioned by Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) which runs the Government’s creative learning programme Creative Partnerships. Creative Partnerships was designed to develop the skills of young people across England,...

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Creativity, School Ethos and the Creative Partnerships programme

Posted on 1 May, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Sara Bragg and Helen Manchester Institution The Open University Full reference: Bragg, S. and Manchester, H. (2011) Creativity, School Ethos and the Creative Partnerships programme. Final Report of the project: Evaluation of the nature and impact of the Creative Partnerships programme on school ethos, 2009-10 The Open University Summary of key findings This report was commissioned by Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) which runs the creative learning programme [LINK:20|CAPTION:Creative Partnerships]. Creative Partnerships brings...

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Being and becoming: Elements of pedagogies described by three East Anglian creative practitioners

Posted on 23 Apr, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Tyler Denmead Institution: University of Cambridge Full reference: Denmead, T. (2011). ‘Being and becoming: elements of pedagogies described by three East Anglian creative practitioners’. Thinking Skills and Creativity. 6 (1): 57-66 Summary of key findings This small-scale research project aims to broaden understanding of creative practitioners’ pedagogies from their perspectives. A case study of three creative practitioners working in education contexts identified some common themes underlying their approaches: not knowing,...

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What Parents Want: The role of schools in teaching about the wider world

Posted on 1 Mar, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Think Global (Development Education Association) Institution: Think Global Full reference: Think Global. (2011). What Parents Want: The role of schools in teaching about the wider world. London: Think Global. Summary of key findings This report presents the findings from a YouGov survey of parents’ attitudes towards their children’s education. The key findings of this research include: 71% parents agree that it is important for schools to help young people to think globally; 72% parents agree that it is important for schools to...

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Trends in child subjective well-being in the UK

Posted on 1 Mar, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Jonathan Bradshaw and Antonia Keung Institution: University of York Full reference: Bradshaw, J. and Keung, A. ‘Trends in child subjective well-being in the UK’ Journal of Children’s Services 6(1): 4-17 Summary of key findings This article uses British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) data to explore trends in the subjective well-being of young people aged 11–15 during the period 1994-2008. In the Panel Survey multi-dimensional scales representing ‘happiness’ and ‘self-esteem’ were used to measure two dimensions of...

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Make a job, don’t take a job: Building the creative society

Posted on 1 Feb, 2011 in CCE Research

Author: Barbara Gunnell and Martin Bright Institution: A New Deal of the Mind Full reference: Gunnell, B. and Bright, M. (2011) Make a job, don’t take a job: Building the creative society. London: NDotM. Summary of key findings This report proposes that ‘Make a job, don’t take a job’ should become the rallying cry for the creative sector. It argues that for this sector to play its key role in the recovery of the UK economy it is essential that ways are found to harness the enterprise, inventiveness and vitality of young people....

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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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