Programme and events 17/18

OCT 21st 2017- DUBLIN 

Creativity & Change are collaborating with Youthwork Ireland for their 2017 Annual Conference- “Equality 17 Consensus Conference” which the highlight of a year-long campaign to support young people to become involved in actions and initiatives that build equality and make Ireland a fairer society for all.

At this event, the creative fair will engage both with youth-workers and young people to equip them with creative tools to raise awareness, educate and campaign for local and global equality and justice.

Youth Work Ireland has put a lot of effort to make the event meaningful and engaging and we are happy to collaborate and make our creative contribution.

OCT 14th 2017- GALWAY

This fair run in collaboration with the One World Centre Galway, who will lead a morning workshop leading into the afternoon Creative Fair. You can attend for a full day or for the afternoon session.

To find out more and to register follow this link

SEPT 20th 2017- CORK

The creative fair was set up for the 22 new participants in the 2017/2018 Accredited programme, to start the year with an opporunity to get hands straight into many creative tools and messages. The participant valued the time to be creative and explorative. They found the format of the fiar allowed for experimentation to generate their own idea, merging ideas from various stalls of the fair. They also had the experience of building strong connections with eachother and they created, experimented and exchanged together.

The valued the time to connect shoulder to shoulder while working with creative processes.

SEPT 25th 2017- LIMERICK

Creative Fair engaged with 50 trainee teachers and educators in a special event designed in partnership with Mary Immaculate College in Limerick.

SEPT 19th 2017- CORK

Creative Fair hosts educators form across the COrk region as well as local and international delegates from the UNESCO’s international Conference on Learning Cities.

One of the participants described how

“Each the activities was linked in some way to various global justice/active citizenship themes. Engaging with topics such as this in a creative way makes them more accessible and engaging, it helps break down the barriers to local and global responsibility”


SEPT 17th and 18th 2017- CORK

CIT CCAD’s Creativity and Change programme collaborate withUNESCO’s international Conference on Learning Cities.

CIT CCAD’s Creativity and Change programme collaborated withUNESCO’s international Conference on Learning Cities.

This week Cork is hosting the third UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities Conference. The two previous conferences were held in Beijing 2013 and Mexico 2015, each involved over 600 delegates from countries worldwide. The conference will be presented by UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning and is being held in Cork City Hall, from Sept 18th – 20th 2017, supported by Cork City Council and Cork ETB hosted with its Learning City Project partners, UCC, CIT, and other agencies in the city. The overall theme of the third International Conference on Learning Cities is: Global goals, local actions: Towards lifelong learning for all in 2030

The Creativity and Change programme supported delegates to interact with, and respond creatively to the themes of the conference, through participatory processes at creative stations at various sites of the conference and pop-up activities and interactions. The activities aim to support delegates in deepening their reflection and engagement with the conference themes and their connection with each other while modelling how creative processes can be used to deepen learning as active local and global citizens.