, University of the West of England, Firstborn Creatives, United Kingdom, On June 25, 2009
The aim of this research was to use creative media approaches to engage
young people in expressing their opinions, experiences and suggestions
relating to the education system in Bristol, using St Pauls as the prime focus
as a case study.
The aim was to encourage young people to talk to their peers, parents and
education experts about this contentious issue, and also to provide a platform
to express their own views.
The main emphasis of this project was lead by young people with support by
Firstborn Creatives and support staff, who also held the responsibility of
taking the lead and driving the project forward throughout to reach the final
, University of the West of England, Firstborn Creatives, United Kingdom, On June 9, 2009
Making it work: An enquiry into how companies in the community media sector recruit and retain skilled freelancers.
This report is a timely and original development in the analysis of social
interest creative practice. It takes the debate much further than merely
exploring the merits of such projects, and directly provides an analysis of
the economic and skills base for this area of work – the area of
community media activity within the creative industries.