Creative Practice (Kreative Praxis), run in Saarland since 2016

Saarland Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Enabling children and young people to take part in cultural education regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds; offering opportunities for cultural education during and outside school hours; establishing cooperation between providers of education and/or culture at local and regional levels; triggering social developments and a sense of responsibility among the public; training artists for jobs in education; providing cultural affairs training for the coming generation of specialists and managers; supporting innovation in cultural education

Target groups:
Children and young people; schools associated with projects or programmes; multipliers; pupils; teachers; cultural stakeholders; artists; cultural institutions; potential international students with experience in the field who wish to expand their expertise in cultural affairs management

Expected results:
* Setting up cultural education measures in and outside schools as opportunities for educationally disadvantaged children and young people
* Enabling pupils to enjoy better educational prospects and a greater sense of social belonging
* Identifying project schools in the field of cultural education; providing training and networking opportunities for teaching staff and other art educators
* Building long-term ties among schools with a focus on culture
* Investigating the effect of performance art and musical education on pupils' socio-emotional experience and career choices
* Strengthening actors in amateur culture, particularly clubs, by creating opportunities to attract younger members
* Enabling creators of cultural content to tackle the challenges posed by digitalisation, demographic change and globalisation
* Offering programmes on personal development and good cultural leadership for the coming generation of specialists and managers

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Some 300 cultural projects implemented annually at non-specialist schools

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Land Academy for Musical and Cultural Education (Landesakademie fur musisch-kulturelle Bildung); lottery company Saarland-Sporttoto GmbH: approx. EU320,000 per school year from 2016 to 2019, including complementary resources from the Land Academy for Musical and Cultural Education and the company Arbeit und Kultur Saarland GmbH

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Arbeit und Kultur Saarland GmbH
Private Sector
Land Academy for Musical and Cultural Education of Saarland
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Transversal Priority(ies)