Video | 04 May 2022

Digital Programme On Demand: Creativity as a Skill: How do you teach it and why is it important?

Our next On Demand release is our most recent digital programme event, Creativity as a Skill: How do you teach it and why is it important?

This panel sees Lord Parkinson, UK Minister for Arts, joined by Prof Anne Bamford OBE of City of London Corporation, space scientist and board member for UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, Prof Maggie Aderin-Pocock, and Dr Katia Pizzi, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in London.

The conversation reflects on the legacy of the historic Rome Declaration of the G20 Ministers of Culture, 2021, as a springboard to debate the role of culture as an engine for sustainable socio-economic recovery coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rome Declaration states the importance of the creative and cultural sectors in generating skills and influencing the wider economy. Our panel discuss what creativity as a skill means, how we make culture accessible to all, and how creative practices and thinking enrich individual lives, the economy and society as a whole. 

Creativity as a Skill: How do you teach it and why is it important? took place on Wednesday 27 April 2022 in partnership with the UK Government Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport. 
The fully-captioned recording is available to watch below: 

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