The Creativity Portal is now a little over a year old and users are visiting the Creativity Portal for its offer of creative partnerships, resources and inspiration, as well as engaging with the Creativity Portal Glow Group behind the scenes in new and exciting ways.
Creativity News Feeds
Nearly 700 partnership opportunities and examples of creativity in the curriculum have already been shared through the Creativity Blog – many of which are free for teachers and community learning groups.
That’s more than four pieces of inspiration and creative opportunities each school day.
You can receive the Creativity Blog in the way that suits you best:
You can also subscribe to specialist Creativity Feeds such as Creativity and Literacy, Creativity and Sciences, Creativity and Heritage, Creativity and Drama, Creativity and Dance, Creativity and Music, Creativity and Art & Design, Creativity and ASL, Creativity and Early Years, Creativity and CLD and Creativity and Social Studies.
Creativity Portal website
Nearly 15000 unique users have visited the Creativity Portal already making use of:
- 74 quality assured creative partners responding to and investing in Curriculum for Excellence
- 29 quality assured case studies of creative partnerships in action across all ages and areas of the curriculum
- easy access to 106 creative resources, learning and teaching tools and sources of inspiration
- listings of 32 national Glow Groups with creativity at their heart to inform your teaching
Creativity Portal Glow Group
Various associated Glow Groups and tools have been developed alongside the public facing Creativity Portal to engage educationalists, teachers and youth workers in sharing, discussion and celebration of creativity’s role in teaching and learning.
Creativity Forum – a national forum for all Glow users to contribute to the debate and seek answers
Creativity Archive – a national repository of creative projects and lessons that any Glow user can add to, ensuring that all our creative learning is shared and no learning is ever lost
Creativity online newspaper – a simple newspaper style newsfeed giving you at-a-glance news from across Scotland in creative learning
Glow TV’s Creativity Channel – featuring an increasing number of creative Glow Meets with authors, theatre directors, artists and creative partners
This is an exciting phase for the Creativity Portal and with changes happening all the time your feedback is as powerful as ever. You can access the Creativity Portal Evaluation tool here – http://glo.li/mrNuJE, leave a comment on the Creativity Forum – http://glo.li/ieF6fA, or email me direct on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or suggestions then please do not hesitate to ask. You can also find resources to help you promote and share the Creativity Portal’s resources with colleagues in the Creativity Portal Glow Group.