Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity and Literacy (CRACL)
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Our focus is on the arts, creativity and learning. We research in schools, universities, museums and galleries, theatres and cinemas, and local neighbourhoods.

We work with teachers, artists, writers, museum and gallery educators, community groups and arts and cultural organisations, big and small, locally, nationally and internationally.

We are committed to long term, exploratory research partnerships. We aim to build richly descriptive, well theorised accounts of pedagogy and practice and, through these, to understand more about the benefits of participation in cultural and creative activities.

Professor Pat Thomson
Centre Convenor

Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity and Literacy

Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity and Literacy

 
 

Staff in CRACL teach on the MA Creativity, Arts, Literacies and Learning course. This is a two-year, part-time course taught in evening sessions aimed at teachers and arts and creative practitioners involved in learning and education. 

CRACL news

Launch of Storysmash project

Description
Nottingham City Council's innovative 'Storysmash' project will officially launch on Saturday 24 Jun
Date:
21 June 2017

Nottingham Young Poet Laureate

Description
Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature is delighted to announce that it is searching for a young poet to represent Nottingham on the international stage.
Date:
03 May 2017

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Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity and Literacy

The University of Nottingham
School of Education
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB


telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4543