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Culture and Creativity Summit - A Partnership Approach

  • A summit entitled Culture and Creativity - A Partnership Approach was held on 15 March 2010 in Glasgow which was hosted by the Scottish Government, COSLA and Creative Scotland 2009 Ltd (the body set up to make arrangements for the introduction of Creative Scotland).
  • This event provided a unique opportunity to examine culture's place in future policy making and delivery and also to explore the optimal 'partnership' roles of Scottish Government, Scottish local government and the new body, Creative Scotland. Those present included representatives of local government, Scottish Government, Creative Scotland 2009 Ltd, the Scottish Arts Council, Scottish Screen, the enterprise sector and other public sector stakeholders. The report below of the Summit sets out key themes from the discussion which took place at the event.

Education and Culture Seminar

  • A seminar on Education and Culture was held on 15 December 2009 in Edinburgh which was jointly hosted by the Minister for Schools and Skills and the Minister for Culture and External Affairs. The event brought together key stakeholders from both sectors
  • The event highlighted recent progress on the education and culture agenda, including the development of the Co-Create projects, which aim to bring more arts resources into the classroom through Glow, the national schools intranet. The means by which the arts, culture and creativity can support education and learning, enriching the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence. The report below of the summit sets out key themes from the discussion which took place at the event.

Culture and Creativity - A Partnership Approach - Report

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Report from the Culture and Creativity - A Partnership Approach SummitReport from the Culture and Creativity - A Partnership Approach Summit [DOC, 363.0 kb: 24 May 2010]
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Education and Culture Seminar Report

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Report from a seminar on Education and Culture held on 15 December 2009.Report from a seminar on Education and Culture held on 15 December 2009. [DOC, 196.0 kb: 24 May 2010]
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Arts, culture and creativity in Scotland – some facts and figures

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Key facts on arts culture and creativity in ScotlandKey facts on arts culture and creativity in Scotland [DOC, 135.5 kb: 24 May 2010]
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Slides for Cllr Harry McGuigan's address at the Culture and Creativity Summit

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Slides for Cllr Harry McGuigan's address at the Culture and Creativity Summit Slides for Cllr Harry McGuigan's address at the Culture and Creativity Summit [PDF, 868.3 kb: 25 May 2010]
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Slides for Jim Tough's address at the Culture and Creativity Summit

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Slides for Jim Tough's address at the Culture and Creativity SummitSlides for Jim Tough's address at the Culture and Creativity Summit [PDF, 10856.2 kb: 26 May 2010]
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