Rethinking Education

A group for anyone who wants to help us develop an NTW approach to education.

Members: 139
Latest Activity: Jul 25

Our Manifesto

To act as a catalyst in creating new networks to stimulate debate across arts, education and beyond

To provide a forum to discuss education in a language that encourages fresh and innovative ideas

To develop leaders and advocates from a range of backgrounds, working throughout the whole education system

To focus on creating long-term solutions to the problems of the formal education system

To encourage cross-curricular dialogue to promote the benefits of the arts at all stages of the educational experience

Come join us.

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Creative Schools: what's happening out there? 2 Replies

The creative schools/ creative practitioners project has been running for about 2 school years now. I was so enthusiastic about its aims when launched at the Arts Council Wales event. I think the…Continue

Started by Bill Hamblett. Last reply by Martin Daws Apr 16.

Sharing - Rethinking Education for the 21st Century 1 Reply posted this on twitter this morning. It is an article written by Naveen Jain called School's Out For Summer. It was originally posted…Continue

Started by Jain Boon. Last reply by Konstantinos Davris May 31, 2015.

Going forward

What if there is a way to take any discussion group to impact the future, involve the group and conversation , by discussion, attitude, interaction be it voice visual impact, more engagement allows…Continue

Started by Gary Morris Feb 27, 2015.

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Comment by Naomi Chiffi on June 20, 2018 at 15:11

Find out all about the brilliant TEAM/PLC album launch in Pembroke Dock last week by reading my recent blog!

Comment by Naomi Chiffi on January 8, 2018 at 15:54

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Creative Assistant to work with NTW TEAM on our latest TEAM Education project - this time we will be working with a school in Pembrokeshire. Please check out my blog post if you would like to find out more!

Mae gyda ni cyfle gwych am Cynorthwyyd Creadigol i weithio gyda NTW TEAM ar ein prosiect TEAM Addysg diweddaraf - y tro yma fe fyddwn ni yn gweithio gyda ysgol yn Sir Benfro. Edrychwch ar fy nhudalen blog os hoffech ragor o wybodaeth!

Comment by Naomi Chiffi on October 13, 2017 at 10:04

Words That Burn is Amnesty International's new educational resource - a poetry and protest pack that is simply brilliant! Teachers, pupils, parents, everyone - use it!

Mae Words That Burn yn adnodd addysg newydd Amnesty International - prosiect bendigedig barddoniaeth a phrotest! Athrawon, ddisgyblion, rhieni, pawb - defnyddiwch!…/words-burn-explore-human-right…

Comment by christine ruth howe on September 18, 2017 at 10:39

Great advocate for Peer assisted learning, young people supporting each other with their given strengths

Comment by Rosie Strang on April 13, 2017 at 10:51

Casgliad 2017 - Building the Future for Youth Arts In Wales

Saturday 13th May, Llandrindod Wells, Powys

Are you passionate about the youth arts sector in Wales?

You are invited to explore and help build the future for youth arts in Wales with the Youth Arts Network Cymru (YANC) at Casgliad 2017, an inspirational day of networking, guest speakers, workshops, and discussion.

Flyer below. NTW event link -

Comment by Devinda De Silva on March 3, 2017 at 14:22

The Arts and Education Network: South East Wales presents a FREE masterclass, for teachers of GCSE and A Level Drama and Theatre. The day will provide delegates with fresh strategies for teaching Drama and Theatre, focusing on improvisation, devising and re-imagining text.

This masterclass is only open to teachers who live and/or work in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen. More info here.

Comment by Devinda De Silva on February 15, 2017 at 15:48

Thanks for posting Zoe. We'll push it through our networks.

Comment by Zoe Munn on February 15, 2017 at 14:26
Arts Active will be holding an Artist's Fair and Regional Network Event for A2:Connect Arts and Education Network Central and South area at the beginning of April. Its an event designed to showcase artists and arts organisations who work in schools and to build connections and generate engagement within the sector. Among the delegates will be headteachers, creative agents, arts development staff and other arts professionals involved in bringing artists into schools. 
The free event will be at Cyfarthfa High School on 5th April. There will be opportunities to deliver workshops which can be observed by delegates, a trade fair in the main hall where artists and arts organisations will have stalls to showcase their work with schools, and then a Regional Network Meeting with a panel led discussion, and some Pecha Kucha style artists presentations.
Call out for artists attached, please share with anyone who might be interested.
Delegate booking is HERE
Any queries please contact
Comment by rachel rosen on January 16, 2017 at 16:11
Hi Ruth, have you found people to help you with this? I am an artist and theatre designer specialising in re-use of materials - working under the name ScrapYardQueen! Feel free to get in touch...
Comment by Ruth Stringer on December 5, 2016 at 21:22

Hi all,

I'm looking for an artist who specialises in working with re-used/re-cycled materials to run 1 or 2 workshop sessions at a primary school in Neath as part of the Lead Creative Schools Scheme with Arts Council Wales.

The project will explore how an outside woodland in the school grounds can be transformed into a learning zone with different areas used for different activities.  I'd really like to focus some of the project on environmental awareness, e.g. how we can make use of recycled or repurposed materials.  If this sounds like your thing, please get in touch! - I'll pass details to the rest of the team.

Many thanks!


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NTW TEAM are hosting an open mic night @ the Druidstone Hotel, Haverfordwest on the 22nd August, if you would like to be part of the night drop a line to

NTW TEAM are hosting an open mic night @ the Druidstone Hotel, Haverfordwest on the 22nd August, if you would like to be part of the night drop a line to

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