This is a project based within the School of Education. it involves primary 1 and 2 teachers, classroom asisstants and pupils from 10 local primary schools.
Creative Change promotes personal development and mutual understanding utilising the creative arts as a means to change. Parents are an important part of the programme and we hope many will take advantage of this innovative programme which has been organised.
This programme is funded by the international fund for ireland 'Sharing in Education Programme' and the University of Ulster.
Children who have experienced a more creative curriculum have:
More positive attitudes in learning
were more inclined to want to come to school
had higher self-esteem
were better placed to work collaboratively
were better placed to express their thoughts and feelings
were better placed to emphasis with others