Wow - well what a couple of weeks.
How a news report on the decline in arts education on the BBC echoed work we'd done around community engagement in schools in Luton and Liverpool and led to a new hashtag.
The Telegraph Festival of Education at Wellington College attracts an enviable line up of speakers from across the spectrum of educational thinking across two days 22/23 June.
We’re delighted to announce a fringe screening/discussion evening alongside it this year on Thursday 22nd June in a local school community to celebrate and discuss creativity in education, business and society.
A piece on the Radio 4's flagship show Front Row caught our ear a few weeks ago... sculpture... submarines made of old tyres... steam locomotives made of bricks... industry... engineering... stories of childhood growing up among factories, coal mines, docks... 20 tons of newspapers?
How a quiet little lad in a year 3 class I worked with in a challenged primary school in our 'Rocket Kids' session inspired an unplugged TEDx talk I did with Tom Morley.
How a bit of Blue Sky Thinking and a blog by the government minister responsible for creative industries and the digital economy, inspired some doing - a regional event to launch STEAM Co. across Shropshire.
An event to celebrate creativity and how it can engage children, innovate business and connect communities as we move into the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' where creativity and tech literacy will be essential for our children to thrive.
And what better venue for the event than the birthplace of the first industrial revolution, the inspiring Enginuity centre in Coalbrookdale in the shadow of the Ironbridge itself.
The event will be relevant for carers like parents, teachers, creatives, engineers and employers.
It will aim to inspire these communities to go away and run STEAM Co. Days in Primary schools across the county and beyond.
Do see our launch trailer film,