Welcome to the Festival of Creative Learning, a year-long series of events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh, culminating in a curated week of events each February. 

The application window for the Festival of Creative Learning 2019 are now open, please click here to apply.

If you would like to run a Pop-up event any time throughout the academic year, click here.

Designing Preferable Futures for Teaching: A Near Future Teaching Workshop

Tue 23rd Oct 18

Lister Building, Room 1.9 Central Area

Designing Preferable Futures for Teaching: A Near Future Teaching Workshop

This workshop will test the vision for the future of digital education emerging from the Near Future Teaching project that...

Festival of Creative Learning 2019 Application Window Now Open!

Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 - 10:11

We are delighted to announce that the application window for the Festival of Creative Learning 2019 is now open. This year’s Festival will take place from the 18th-22nd of February 2019. Send us your innovative, collaborative, mindful, fascinating, challenging, unusual, extraordinary and super creative ideas for events that celebrate news ways of learning and teaching at …

Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 16:34

In the following article, poets Stav Poleg (Magma) and Jennifer Williams (University of Edinburgh) introduce the collaboration of Magma Poetry with the University of Edinburgh and the Festival of Creative Learning. What better place and time to contemplate a collaboration? It was the peak of the Edinburgh festival season. We met for a coffee at Dovecot Studios, discussing ways … Continue reading Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen

Transformational Learning about Disability Rights at the Festival of Creative Learning

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 15:16

Two students at the University of Edinburgh share their experiences of participating in a Disability Research Edinburgh network event at the Festival of Creative Learning. Jinghua Qian and Yu Fang are from China. They are post-graduate students at the University of Edinburgh, one in education and the other in social science, and they met at this … Continue reading Transformational Learning about Disability Rights at the Festival of Creative Learning

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