Flourishing

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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DIY Imaginings

Here’s an interesting initiative from the US Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC). We love ‘imaginings’ – a combination of community, culture and creative thinking. It’s a really refreshing take on public consultation and grassroots activism, all with a future focus. They’ve even produced a free guide to creating your own arts-based community dialogue. What…

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7 Education Organizations That Empower Students Worldwide

HundrED are a Helsinki-based organisation that we’ve written about before, working to innovate in education and schools. Here, Education Week visited their Innovation Summit and spoke to students about some of the projects honoured by HundrED. It’s of upmost importance to involve and understand the opinions of those these innovations are created for. Especially when…

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Stage Of Reason: How Theatre Is Being Used To Engage People In Science

STEAM in action with a fantastic article from The Stage. James Doeser takes us through the explosion of collaborations between science and theatre. An element of daily life, like medicine, seems removed from ourselves and our understanding, despite us interacting with it constantly. We love how the article recognises the importance of finding ways to communicate…

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