Renowned ‘Undercover Economist’ Tim Harford explains that the human qualities we value: creativity, responsiveness, and resilience, are integral to the disorder, confusion, and disarray that produce them.
Videos & Audio
Renowned economist Tim Harford explains that embracing chaos and mess is the only way to be truly creative, innovative and resilient.
Tippett explores the enduring question of what it is to be human, and how we can learn to live with greater, joy, compassion and wisdom, both individually and collectively.
Richard Clarke explores his design career at Nike and explains how the development of technology and innovation has benefited the consumer dramatically.
Our third Power to Create paper explores the possibility of transforming a UK city into a city of learning. Taking the imagined city of Kensalfield as our subject, we offer 20 proposals to take at local and national level. ...
If transformation is to come from within education systems themselves, rather than left to market forces or developments in technology, then it will depend upon the emergence of a different kind of leadership.
Engaging teachers in research contributes to the quality of teaching and learning outcomes. How can we enable more teachers in the UK to engage in research and enquiry?
This report advocates a new approach to Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education (SMSC) throughout the UK
Articles & Blogs
22nd August 2017
Reflections on a UK delegation's visit to Seoul as part of a cultural learning policy and practice exchange led by the RSA and the British Council.
16th August 2017
If your cultural organisation works with schools in England, we want to hear from you! How do you understand the difference your work makes to children’s learning? Take our survey.
8th August 2017
Laura Partridge writes about an inspirational Fellow-led project in refugee education that closely reflects the findings of the RSA’s recent Cities of Reciprocity report.
1st August 2017
This summer it was announced in the Queen's Birthday Honours List that watercolour artist Ashley Jackson FRSA will receive a British Empire Medal for his contribution to the Arts.
RSA Investigate-Ed is a series of investigations on key education issues. Speedier than a commission approach, but more in-depth than a traditional seminar, these investigations offer policymakers, practitioners and other ...
The RSA has received an award from the Comino Foundation to support a digital fabrication innovation strand over four years in and beyond our academies. The aim of the project is to transform students’ learning of design ...
The aim of an 'area-based curriculum' seems elegant in its simplicity: to enhance the educational experiences of young people.
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.
Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 13:00
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
'The rock star of neuroscience', David Eagleman teams up with composer Anthony Brandt to present an agenda-setting investigation into human creativity.
- Fellow Event
Thursday 19th October 2017 at 18:00
The Green Lab, Bermondsey
Following the success of last year’s film night, we once again present short films by RSA Fellows. Join us for the screening.
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 15th August 2017
Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ
From late June to November in 1917, the soldier-poet Wilfred Owen recovered from shell shock at Craiglockhart War Hospital, near Edinburgh. For the last ten years, Neil McLennan has been researching Owen’s time in Edinburgh ...
- Fellow Event
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Bordeaux Quay, Bristol
At this session we'll hear from Penny Hay FRSA on her work as an artist and educator and co-founder of the Forest of Imagination. She'll be in conversation with Alan Bec.