Youth Arts Toolkit – Value For Money and Policy – Confidence and Agency

April 27, 2016

Why the Arts are Important!

Hiya to the youth work fraternity! Here is my tuppence worth, on my experience of delivering arts based programmes and why I think it is an […]
April 12, 2016

Talk About Youth Project, St Andrews Resource Centre

What is the value of the Arts in a Youth Work Context? Over the next four blogs the “Talk About Youth“ Project will profile their work […]
March 21, 2016

The role of the Arts in Environmental Education

Across the globe, educators, scientists, musicians and artists have been collaborating in the development of innovative ways to engage young people with the natural world. The […]
January 18, 2016

My Culture, My London

In a recent speech to a delegation of London teachers, our Chair Professor Maggie Atkinson, former Children’s Commissioner for England, talked about culture being ‘done unto’ […]
December 14, 2015

Intergenerational Youth Arts Practice II

Brigitta describes her experience of Intergenerational work and explains just how important she feels it is for local communities to deliver programmes that pro-actively make connections […]
October 14, 2015

A Skills Perspective on Arts Education II

Looking at the impact that arts education could have on the development of various skills sets  was the original idea behind the OECD’s book Art for […]
August 25, 2015

Why is Creativity Important and What Does it Contribute?

Following on from last week’s blog, this second reflection developed by youth workers and artists in Cork as part of the Creativity and Change programme is […]
July 30, 2015

Taking Time to Reflect

In this blog, Jessica Carson shares some of the questions she uses to reflect on her work, what motivates and inspires her, and how to decide […]
July 1, 2015

Living, Breathing, Singing Proof of the Positive Effect of Song

In this blog, Conor Heffernan tells us about being inside the Sing and Shine Project  (a health, wellbeing project developed by Aspiro which took place in […]
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