I’d like to invite you to explore the possibility of a better world - one where everyone has the capability to fulfil their potential.
This development programme is open to anyone who is open to learning and development.
It is a simple 'create your own' programme consisting of a wide range of reflections, examples, questions, suggestions and practical ‘next steps’ all of which are designed to help us realise our potential as individuals and communities.
Do get involved in the discussions - everything you choose to share in response can help inspire others and help us build up a resource full of reflections, examples, questions, suggestions and next steps.
The programme is designed to help us:
We will explore questions like:
By the end of the programme I hope you will have:
Eight sessions, each taking approximately 1½ hours. The course is not time limited. Please feel free to join whenever you like and work through the programme at your own pace.
None. Everyone is welcome, every contribution matters.
A certificate of completion is provided on completion of the programme for those of you who choose to complete the tasks for the majority of the topics.
This programme provides an overview of Arts in Development - a rolling programme of creative development. People completing this programme may like to consider the following:
David Richmond FRSA is Director of Arts in Development: ‘I have made it my life's work to pursue sustainable social change. From running local youth groups as a teenager through the 17 years I spent as Chief Executive of the community benefit society: ‘art + power' my passion has been inspiring people to fulfil our potential as individuals and communities’.
This course should be seen in the context of a long-term plan to build more creative and inclusive communities. So, do let me know if you have any suggestions to improve it. Everything we learn will help to improve the programme for ourselves and others.