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Grand designs: how to inspire students with a creative brief

The Guardian – Dejan Mitrovic

““When I grow up, I want to be an architect” isn’t something you often hear in the classroom. Shrinking school budgets – combined with exam pressures and a over-crowded curriculum – means there just isn’t enough time for young people to learn about the creative fields and their related careers. When the National Society for Education in Art and Design surveyed its members last year, it found that 38% of teachers working at key stage 2 believed their school was allocating less time for art and design. At secondary level, far fewer people are continuing their studies of creative subjects: entries to design and technology GCSE have fallen by almost a third (27%) in five years.”(more)

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