We help improve the creative capacities of learners, from early years to old age, through designing new approaches to teaching. Projects include the Manual of Modern Making and the Pupil Design Awards.
We help the development of creative educators through supporting design thinking, disciplined inquiry and innovation. Projects include Grand Curriculum Designs, the Area Based Curriculum and research on teaching.
We work with schools and leaders within the education system to build capacity for innovation. Projects include Investigate-Ed, our work with Suffolk and St Helens local authorities, and our research on skills.
A pioneering new professional development programme for school leaders and other educators, Grand Curriculum Designs has been recently piloted with twenty schools.
The final report from the BERA-RSA Inquiry into the role of research in UK teacher education summarises the evidence, develops ten system-wide principles and gives country-specific recommendations to help develop research-rich ...
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. ...
Becky Swain, Head of Learning and Participation at Arvon, is leading The Craft of Writing, one of five arts and cultural education projects that will be part of the RSA and the Education Endowment Foundation’s Learning About ...
In high stakes accountability systems like that used in England’s schools, what gets measured tends to get done and what doesn’t, doesn’t. This is a problem for those of us who believe schools should provide a rich and rounded ...
What kind of schooling will prepare young people not just to write a good exam, but to live a good life?
Kobir Ahamed, an RSA Acadeemy alumnus, discusses his Oxbridge experience, and why there is such pressing need to learn from what works and improve access for students from less privileged backgrounds.
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.
Wednesday 6th December 2017
Nonsuch Studios, Nottingham
Join the RSA Central Creative Learning & Development Network for an evening of discussion and exploration of how we can live a fulfilling and creative life, whatever our age and whatever our circumstances.
- Fellow Event
Monday 4th December 2017
RSA Great Room, London
Join us for a dynamic evening of quick fire pitches and networking on the topic of innovation in education.
Thursday 16th November 2017
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
Julian Astle, Daisy Christodoulou, Peter Hyman and David Laws consider how to reform education so that it prepares young people not just to write a good exam, but to live a good life.
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 10th October 2017
Waitrose, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath
Join us for an enlightening evening with Fellows and friends from across Haywards Heath and surrounding areas.