Archive - Innovation & Inspiration: the Crafts in Adult Learning

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This conference was held on the following date(s)
15/09/2007

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Our choice of the key word Innovation was intended to reflect the 150th heritage of our host institution which has from its foundation successfully illustrated the long term story of changing materials, methods and skills development from a global perspective.

Contributors included:

Chris MinterChris Minter is Head of Adult Skills & Learning at Leicester City Council and the ECA’s Honorary Secretary. He helped the ECA and its partners to establish the very successful TEACh European Active Citizenship project, funded under the EU's Grundtvig Adult Education programme.
Eithne NightingaleIs the organiser of the “Inspired by…” exhibition and competition at the V&A, Knightsbridge. “Inspired by…” is the V&A's annual art competition for people on part-time courses. Participants create a work of art or craft inspired by the V&A collections. Entries are judged by a panel of curators and the winners and other selected works are displayed in the museum of their inspiration.