Safeguarding Culture Is Scuppering Young People’s Creativity

Learning and play is essential to children’s development. This article on The Telegraph discusses the effects of ‘micromanaging’ children and how this can limit their experiences, and dampen their creativity and imagination. Continue reading for the full article. Pushy parents who micromanage their children’s lives and the pervasive “safeguarding” culture are scuppering young people’s creativity, the Children’s…

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Microsoft Thinks it Can Make Holograms the Future of Retail

Technology is always evolving, and some predict the world of retail could be totally different in years to come. Microsoft thinks that holograms and augmented reality technology are the future of retail and they predict it’s only a matter of time until this is commonplace in all mainstream shops. What will going shopping look like…

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The DIY Girls: How 12 Teens Invented a Solar-Powered Tent for the Homeless

A group of 12 girls who became affected by the rise in homelessness in their community, built a solar powered tent to tackle the issue. Recruited by DIY Girls, a non-profit that teaches girls from low-income communities new skills, they worked six days a week to bring their vision to life. This article, originally published on…

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Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

We came across a great article written by Heston Blumenthal about the importance of creativity and imagination and how the education system is failing to recognise this. He discusses how ‘Imagination and innovation has transformed our world’ and yet creative subjects continue to be marginalised. This article was originally published on The Huffington Post.   As the school…

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The World’s Largest Lesson 2016 Part 2

Sir Ken Robinson, Emma Watson and Aardman Animations invite children to get involved in the Global Goals for Sustainable Development by inventing, innovating and campaigning in The World’s Largest Lesson 2016 part 2. In this inspiring video, we find out how you can use your creativity to help fight global inequality, end extreme poverty and respect our planet, in a mission to be complete 17…

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