Issue 346: Young People: the talent pipeline

  • Young People: the talent pipeline

    photo of student in a workshop
    06 Jul 2021

    Creative skills don’t just benefit the creative industries; they bring huge value to other sectors including business, health and engineering. Professor Steven Spier has the evidence.

    As someone who has worked in the creative industries and who has been involved with the provision of creative education internationally, I am personally aware of the skills that are developed in creative degrees and their value to society and the economy. As Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University, I have become increasingly concerned at the disconnection between the proven importance of the creative sector to the future growth of the economy, and the current drift of education policy. 

    ... more

Also in this feature