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Durham University

Durham Commission on Creativity in Education

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The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 19, both within and beyond the current education system.

Watch some of our commissioners talk about creativity in schools and beyond.


Creativity Commission

The Creative Opportunity by Sir Nicholas Serota

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We are in an era of technological change that will present our society and our species with unprecedented challenges and extraordinary opportunities. Across the world, governments, businesses and researchers are calling for a new generation of creative thinkers to help us adapt. The Durham Commission on Creativity has been looking at what this means for the UK; what business and society needs, what educators could do to prepare young people for these challenges and the particular contribution that the arts and culture sector could make to this task. In this lecture, Sir Nicholas Serota, Chair of the Commission and of Arts Council England, discusses the context for the Commission, and shares his hopes for its outcomes.

Young people and creativity

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The Durham Commission wants to encourage creativity from early years in all schools for all ages and all backgrounds. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission

Future of creativity in education

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Here, some of our commissioners look ahead at the future of creativity in education. The Durham Commission wants to encourage creativity from early years in all schools for all ages and all backgrounds. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission

Durham Commission – access to creative opportunities

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In this video, commissioners Anne Longfield, Roger Kneebone, Reena Keeble and Kat Pugh talk about the lack of access to formal arts for disadvantaged children, removing obstacles, division between arts and science, and giving children more time in schools. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North

Durham Commission – hopes for the future

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In this video, commissioners Paul Roberts, Jacqui O’Hanlon, Bob Kerslake, Anne Longfield and Durham University’s Alan Houston outline what they hope the Commission will achieve. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North

What is the Durham Commission?

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In this video, Durham University’s Alan Houston and commissioners Anne Longfield, Jacqui O’Hanlon and Paul Roberts talk about the importance of creativity and learning from children and parents where the barriers might be. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North

Durham Commission – benefits from creative education

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In this video, commissioners Bob Kerslake, Roger Kneebone and Jacqui O’Hanlon talk about parents’ passion for arts, playing a musical instrument and inspirational teachers. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North

Durham Commission – how to get involved

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In this video, Professor Alan Houston from Durham University explains how people can get involved in the Durham Commission. The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North

Durham Commission on Creativity and Education

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The Durham Commission on Creativity and Education is a collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University that aims to identify ways in which creativity, and specifically creative thinking, can play a larger part in the lives of young people from birth to the age of 25, both within and beyond the current education system. Find out more – www.durham.ac.uk/creativitycommission The commissioners involved are: Sir David Adjaye OBE, architect and lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Lauren Child MBE, Children’s Laureate, writer and artist Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning Althea Efunshile CBE, non-executive director of organisations spanning education, culture, media and health Dame Reena Keeble, retired primary headteacher and former National Leader of Education Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Home Civil Service Akram Khan MBE, award-winning dance artist Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, award-winning filmmaker, and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film Professor Roger Kneebone, Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science, Imperial College and a London Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England Professor Linda Merrick, Principal of Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music and Chair of Conservatoires UK Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education at the Royal Shakespeare Company Kat Pugh, Headteacher at the St Marylebone Church of England School Paul Roberts OBE, Chair of The Innovation Unit. Phil Stokes, Assurance Leader for Entertainment and Media Practice, PwC Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s and BBC North