News – Curious Minds


May 17, 2022

Bridging the Distance

Curious Minds is delighted to invite applications for Bridging the Distance, our new two-day professional development programme designed to enhance creative interactions between early years children and older people in intergenerational spaces.
May 16, 2022

Mental Wellbeing Intervention Training

As part of our commitment to supporting and building capacity across the whole field of cultural education, Curious Minds’ is pleased to launch 'Connect 5'- a professional development and training offer to help up-skill the sector in talking about and managing mental health.
May 16, 2022

Young Associates Recruitment

Now we are recruiting for the latest cohort. 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 changemakers in cultural education.
May 4, 2022

Generations for Change – Digital Producer & Project Manager Brief

A digital producer/film maker is sought by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) in partnership with Curious Minds
April 27, 2022

Making the CASE for Co-Creation…

Rosannah Jones, Engagement Coordinator at Manchester International Festival (MIF) stresses to us the importance of co-creation.
March 25, 2022

Biscuits are your Superpower

Beth is 22 and has been running youth events since 14. Who better, then, to give us the low down on the pearls, pitfalls and the secrets of success?
March 15, 2022

Speaking Up For Culture

Curious Minds is delighted to announce that its Chief Executive, Derri Burdon, has been invited to join the newly established independent Commission on Culture and Local Government.
March 14, 2022

Bubble Up Creative Commissions

Applications are now open for 19 Bubble Up commissions for freelance creatives and arts organisations. This is to work in partnership to deliver out of school activities for children and young people aged 11 to 16 years in their local area.
March 10, 2022

Commission: City as Arts School Project

Curious Minds is looking to commission an experienced and enthusiastic Cultural Educator to work on its City as Arts School project in Manchester.
February 7, 2022

Creative Champions Across the Region

10 Creative Youth Voice Champion Kickstart Jobs confirmed for Local Cultural and Education Partnerships across the North West
January 27, 2022

Pupils in the Driving Seat

An Artsmark journey overshadowed by lockdown taught the team at Balderstone St Leonard's a great deal about the value of Pupil Voice. Celebrating their new 'Gold' status, Kate Turner explains why there's definitely no going back now!
January 19, 2022

The Case for Culture

Often, conversations around youth leadership understandably focus on the benefit this has for young people. But, behind each of the success stories is a story less often told of the individual adults who have enabled the young people’s success.
January 18, 2022

UNlocking Experiences

Throughout 2021 and into 2022, Curious Minds has been working with United Learning Trust (ULT) to support students and staff in their Academy schools as they began the process of reconnection post-lockdown.