We help improve the creative capacities of learners, from early years to old age, through designing new approaches to teaching.
We help the development of reflective educators through supporting design thinking, disciplined inquiry and innovation.
We work with schools and leaders within the education system to build capacity for innovation.
The RSA believes in both the intrinsic value of arts and cultural engagement in education and in its potential to reduce barriers to children’s learning and engagement. In an environment of high-stakes accountability and ...
The aim of Cities of Learning is to engage all in learning, most particularly those for whom traditional forms of learning are proving to be disengaging.
In the face of increased pressure to improve schooling across the UK, we are working with schools, colleges and local authorities to help create a more coherent and unified system.
This Commission examined the implications of the 'mass academisation' of state schools and the impact this might have on educational outcomes, to develop a practical but compelling vision for the future of UK academisation. ...
Why evidence in arts and cultural education needs to be used for improving, not just proving.
Georgina Chatfield discusses the thinking so far on how teacher creativity and autonomy links to motivation and retention
In this blog Sam Grinsted describes the RSA Pupil Design Awards competition process and looks at why it is important to champion design in our schools.
How can educators develop pupils' social skills while creating an inclusive environment for students who struggle with peer interaction?
In this landmark new essay, Julian Astle calls time on the ‘education-by-numbers’ game and urges teachers, governors, regulators and policy-makers to join us in a movement to get schools focused on education’s higher purposes. ...
Learning About Culture is the RSA’s largest ever programme of action research in education.
The challenges and opportunities facing school governors and governing boards in a rapidly changing educational environment.
The displacement of people is a defining issue of this century. This report reviews the current nature of global displacement and reflects on some of the key debates in this area.