Creative Activism – learning everywhere with children and young people

Hay, Penny; Sapsed, Ruth; Sayers, Esther; Benn, Melissa and Rigby, Sue. 2020. Creative Activism – learning everywhere with children and young people. FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 62(1), pp. 91-106. ISSN 0963-8253 [Article]

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Creative activism is an approach to education that asks, ‘What can happen when we take learning outside the classroom and think of it happening everywhere?’. Two charities - House of Imagination and Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination - have been asking this question in their creative place-making programmes working with socially engaged artists and communities linked to primary schools in Bath and Cambridge. Young children and adults co-create and speculate about the future of their communities and environments in these different geographical locations. This article draws together our shared understanding of creative pedagogies and the value to everyone of working in this way.

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creative education, learning, imagination, art, children,

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Educational Studies > Centre for the Arts and Learning


14 January 2020Accepted

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31 Jan 2020 13:12

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09 Jun 2021 14:25


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