Creative Education Trust defines creativity as the ability to find connections between the things we know and turn these connections into new ideas and action. Creative Education Trust schools use imaginative methods for linking knowledge across subject boundaries, fostering personal development and resilience and developing practical skills that prepare students for their transition to adult life and employment.
The academic arts and the sciences, practical subjects and life skills all need this creativity, and creativity is valued highly by employers.
Knowledge Connected is the name given to Creative Education Trust’s programme of creative education in primary and secondary schools, including our cross-Trust enrichment offer and the Year 7 & 8 Key Concept Days.
Six concepts frame Knowledge Connected: structure, pattern, meaning, performance, human interaction and practice. Here's an introduction: