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Case study: Woodlands Infant School

Woodlands Infant School is a two form entry school with it’s own Nursery with two part-time classes teaching through to the end of Year 2. It’s location is in Shirley, Solihull not far from the east of Birmingham’s border. changing … Continue reading

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Not just a pretty space

It was great to be invited to talk as part of Radi! in Riga this time last week.  You can see why it is the current European Capital of Culture.  Beautiful varied architecture, hundreds of special events – culture in … Continue reading

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Case study: Cardinal Wiseman Environments

Cardinal Wiseman is a Catholic Secondary School in Coventry.  The changing cultures team has been worked with the school since 2007 as part of the Creative Partnership programme in Coventry.  Nicola has worked as their Creative Agent since the outset, … Continue reading

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The Art of Collaboration

It doesn’t seem possible that a month has passed since Nikky and I delivered our keynote speech about collaboration at Creative Pie, but it has.

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Case study: Brooke School

Brooke School is a learning community that provides quality learning experiences for children with a wide range of individual needs from 2 to 19 year olds. changing cultures have been involved with the school on a variety of projects over … Continue reading

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Case study: Open Theatre Company

For 30 years Open Theatre Company (OTC) has been working with people with learning disabilities to create theatre and meaningful drama experiences.  Most recently the Open Theatre Interactive Programme has delivered projects for young people in Birmingham and Coventry working … Continue reading

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Cos we are living in a cereal world, and I am just a cereal girl.

I was recently asked to facilitate a session for artists after a networking breakfast to set the tone of the day and begin artists thinking about their offers for children/young people and schools in general. Taking on the idea of … Continue reading

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Can we be sensitive to, and encourage, deep learning in any situation?

changing cultures were recently asked to organise ‘entertainment’ for TeachFirst’s Primary Celebration event at Warwick University. Our brief was to provide activities that would engage the trainees and teachers, and also celebrate best Primary School practice. We engaged the services … Continue reading

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The value of Creative Practitioners?

Working with Artists and Creative Practitioners is a blog site that I have been working on for the last ten months, at first working on the purpose and design of it and then creating and uploading the content. This site … Continue reading

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Thinking about displaying something?

Why? After my blog post last week I have had a number of conversations and messages about display.  Well, it’s got my fingers tapping again.

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