Goal 5 Digital Seminar – Curious Minds

Goal 5 Digital Seminar

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On Tuesday 17th January we brought together a group of cultural organisations to think about how digital might add value to their work with children and young people.

In particular we were grateful for some great case studies from a number of organisations. We wanted to share some information from the day for those of you who want to follow-up or couldn’t make it.

To read more about C&T‘s online theatre making approach go to: http://www.candt.org/prospero

For more information on Comma Press and their online publishing platform please go to: http://commapress.co.uk/digital/macguffin/ or see their presentation here.

Please feel free to make contact with them on commapublications@yahoo.co.uk or commaproductions@yahoo.co.uk


FACT engages with digital in a number of ways. For more information on how they work with children, young people and education, please go to: http://www.fact.co.uk/get-involved.aspx.


MadLab is a grassroots innovation organisation, based in Manchester. They focus on science and technology; arts and culture. For some examples of the projects they have worked on please go to: https://madlab.org.uk/creative-learning/


The Space provided us with an insight into the development support they offer to projects that aim to get great arts experiences to more people using digital technologies and platforms. You will find a copy of their presentation here, together with a useful planning document. Project Manager Nicole Gallagher can be reached at nicole.gallagher@thespace.org.


Opera North gave us a great overview of the ways they have experimented with digital to date, and some of their plans going forward. You can see information on their current programmes here: https://www.operanorth.co.uk/education-and-engagement


We were given an insight into various elements of The Royal Shakepeare Company‘s approach to digital and education. In particular, you may find it useful to look at how  they have developed resources for teachers https://www.rsc.org.uk/education/teacher-resources/


Finally, Re-Dock talked us through the ways they have used digital to make art with young people. Please refer to their website for inspiration: http://re-dock.org/projects


We welcome all cultural organisations to sign-up to our Culture Hubs website: http://culturehubs.co.uk
Also, you might find it useful to check our Arts Award’s online home: https://www.artsbox.co.uk/


We are keen to continue sharing information about how digital makes cultural education better. If you’d like to share your practice with the wider sector please let us know.

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