There is growing evidence of the importance of imagination in supporting wellbeing. Although perhaps often overlooked, imagination can have an incredible impact on our general happiness. Imagination helps us to escape the day-to-day, to have fun, to envision future possibilities and to explore different perspectives. It is a crucial aspect of goal setting, meaning that…

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Words From Jacqueline Wilson – Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day to all our Imagination Matters readers. On this day of celebration for the wonderful worlds, characters and plots that have burst into the world from the imaginations of authors throughout the ages, what better person to hear from but Dame Jacqueline Wilson, award-winning author and former Children’s Laureate (and someone who…

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Two-Year Degrees Leave A Maturity Gap – Let’s Fill It With Volunteering

In this article, found on The Guardian Higher Education network, David Reed, Director of Generation Change explores alternative ways to prepare students for higher education, which could reduce costs and have a wider benefit to local communities. We thought this was an interesting exploration of alternative learning methods and a good analysis of how study, life…

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