International Creative Education Network (ICENET)

 Unlocking children and young people's creativity around the world – making artists the key

ICEnet is a worldwide network and platform for all those who are committed to unlocking creativity in children and young people:

  • in school and out of school – formal, informal and non-formal learning
  • as individuals or in groups
  • when they are alone or with family or friends
  • through artists and creative professionals working as artists and creative professionals
  • in long term partnerships with children and young people, their carers and their teachers
  • to co-create work.


ICEnet Aims

  • improve and deepen the quality of children and young people’s learning, development and education
  • contribute towards the reduction of social exclusion
  • improve and develop the practice of those working with children and young people in this way
  • broaden the understanding of the value of artists and the arts in society
  • influence national and international policy


ICEnet Activities

  • the transfer of knowledge and best practice between practitioners
  • creating and managing programmes of work
  • commissioning and publishing research
  •  professional development


 ICEnet Membership

ICEnet is open to individuals and organisations:

  • from any country in the world
  • whether they are beginners or experts
  • whatever the sector, discipline or field he/she is working in: cultural centres, art centres, theatre and dance companies, museums, libraries, amateur arts, media, schools, youth centres, artists and creative professionals working directly with young people
  • whatever the size and kind of organisation he/she is working for, if any: governmental, public sector, private sector, third/charity sector, amateur or professional; or working freelance
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