Creative Associate End of Year Reflection Sessions
Marking the end of a challenging year, the Reflection Sessions facilitated discussions provided an opportunity for Creative Associates to share experiences, and to reflect on the work and activities carried out by schools, the involvement of young people
and children, and on how Creative Associates and school communities have supported this.
Tuesday 13 July, 09:30 – 11:30
Region 5: Menti Survey & Reflection Mural
Tuesday 13 July, 15:30 – 17:30
Regions 1 & 2: Menti Survey & Reflection Mural
Wednesday 14 July 09:30 - 11:30
Regions 3, 4 & 8: Menti Survey & Reflection Mural
Thursday 15 July, 09:30 - 11:30
Regions 6 & 7: Menti Survey & Reflection Mural
Thursday 26 August, 16:00 - 18:00
Final CA Reflection: Menti Survey & Reflection Mural
Introduction to Creative Schools for 2020 (MS Powerpoint)
This presentation provides a brief introduction to the context for the programme and its aims, objectives and priorities including the important priority to place children’s voices at the centre of the process. It also explains the support schools in
the programme receive and the key roles and responsibilities.
The Journey of a Creative School (MS Powerpoint)
This presentation provides the rationale for the Creative Schools Planning Framework and outlines the timeline for the initiative. It explains the Understand process and how the CSPF Understand document will support this.
Arts, Creative Learning and Creativity (MS
This presentation explores the context to why arts and creative learning programmes are so important for the development of teaching and learning. It defines a language of creativity that can be easily applied to your learning environment.
Materials from training for new Creative Associates - February 2021
Case studies shared during training by Creative Associates Laura Ferguson and Helen Flanagan:
Presentation on the Creative Schools Plan (PDF)
presentation provides information on the timeline for 2020 Creative Schools, it provides a recap on the Understand stage of the process and details of the Plan including its main sections
Vision & Aims Exercise (MS Powerpoint)
is the exercise on Vision and Aims from the training
Selection & Engagement of Artists (PDF)
Creative Schools Planning Framework
These documents will support schools to develop their Creative School Plan. Below is the first set of documents for 2020 schools:
This document contains frequently asked questions to help with
the induction of 2020 schools.
Further information and Resources
This section contains further information on the initiative and resources that you might like to share with your school.
Creative Schools TV
RTE Creative Kids Documentary
Creative Kids Documentary filmed the lives of a number of Creative Schools around Ireland, showcasing their work and the
voices of the children and young people involved.