FORM takes a curatorial approach to creative place making and cultural infrastructure, regarding these as part of as a dynamic, ongoing practice, responsive to the changing needs of the space and its people.
Opening up new ways of thinking about place and communities, with creativity at the heart of generating public value through richer economic, built environment, social, cultural, and individual potential.
FORM’s Creative Learning Program aims to improve the learning outcomes of young Western Australians. It does so by activating creative learning strategies through the establishment of meaningful partnerships between teachers, creative (arts) practitioners and young people.
This program builds on robust international evidence that deploying art based pedagogies across the curriculum improves the quality and impact of general education.
Creative Schools is a learning program that explores the academic, emotional and social value of bringing ‘creative practitioners’ directly into school environments, through a sustained engagement. Creative Schools is a FORM developed program, designed and implemented in partnership with Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE), an international foundation dedicated to unlocking the creativity of children and young people.
For more information visit: creativeschools.com.au
The only certainty about the future is uncertainty. Many educators recognise the importance of creativity for young people: the ability to develop original solutions, to cope with unpredictability, to respond positively to change and to display flexibility of mind.
Through the Creative Learning program, FORM designs projects that prepare young people for the unpredictable future by nurturing their creative habits of mind: being inquisitive, collaborative, persistent,disciplined and imaginative.
Improved subject learning outcomes in Maths, Literacy, HASS or Science of schools.
The Creative Schools Program was initiated and is managed by FORM, provided by the Department of Education and is financially supported by the Western Australian Government.