Curious Minds Programmes

April 12, 2024

Free Curiosity Connections Events

We are thrilled to announce a series of free online opportunities for you and your team to engage with Curious Minds. These sessions are open to all types of schools and all teaching levels, with the aim of sparking a passion for creativity, culture, and education while getting to know Curious Minds.
March 22, 2024

Active Listening

In 2022, Curious Minds worked with seven early career professionals under the Kickstart scheme as Creative Youth Voice Champions. In this short blog, one of these Champions, Faisal, looks back on his experiences and how he saw his work directly benefiting young people in Bolton.
February 16, 2024

Goldsmiths PhD Collaboration

Curious Minds proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with Goldsmiths University and SeNSS for a new PhD opportunity titled 'Creativity, curiosity and professional artists in schools.' Delve into the influence of teaching artists, exploring how they ignite creativity and critical thinking in pupils. Guided by experts from Goldsmiths and Curious Minds, our innovative studentship project promises groundbreaking insights into arts education.
November 8, 2023

Young Associates Recruitment 2024

We are recruiting the latest cohort of Young Associates. We are looking for ten young leaders from creative backgrounds, aged 18 to 25 years old, who are ready to take on a new challenge and become the next generation of leaders and change-makers.
September 4, 2023

Leading the Arts in Your School 2023-24

Curious Minds will be running this ever popular arts leadership development programme for teachers in the 2023-24 academic year. This year, with the support of Arts Council England, we are delighted to be extending our offer to welcome delegates from across the North of England.

Applications are now open for our highly popular arts leadership development programme Leading the Arts in Your School.
July 13, 2023

Exploring Inclusive Evaluation

A recent impact evaluation, conducted by Curious Minds with Chester Zoo, has led to the development of an inclusive evaluation methodology for projects involving young people with learning disabilities.

The research evaluation focused on measuring the impacts and effectiveness of a UK wildlife-themed project.
June 27, 2023

The Bridge Network

A new report has been published, which charts the development of the network of Bridge Organisations - reflecting on their collective achievements in delivering better outcomes for young people. Dr David Parker's report was commissioned by all 10 former Bridge Organisations and is published with the support of the Cultural Learning Alliance.
June 16, 2023

The Power of Words

For the past 4 years, Curious Minds has been working with Writing on the Wall to evaluate and support their pioneering creative writing programme, Super Heroes. Here she summarises her findings - breaking down the key features of the project and the evidence of impact that she, with the Writing on the Wall project team, has been able to document.
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