Over the last 9 years Cafesociety.org has delivered numerous digital media training programmes to adults and young people in a diverse range of communities around the world.
Our projects focus on areas such as digital storytelling, creative campaigning, film making and digital photography, journalism and blogging.
Our primary aim is to help people develop their voice through the innovative use of new technology.
Our work is founded in the principles of equality and fair exchange. Through Cafesociety.org and sites including flckr.com, youtube.com and blogger.com the people we work with communicate real messages to a real international audience.
Our funders, sponsors and partners have included ::
Creative Partnerships Hull, The British Council, iEARN :: Sierra leone, BBC, DfES, Bureau of Indian Affairs, The International School – Seychelles, JRDC School – Ethiopia, The Arts Council, The National Lottery, British Telecom, The British Library, University of Seychelles & The Smithsonian Institute.
Creativity now ranks with literacy and numeracy
Creativity, in fact, is now becoming a sought-after skill in all walks of life. According to a survey, Creativity in the Classroom, by digital media specialist Adobe, some 77% of employers and higher education lecturers quizzed said that they viewed “creativity” – interpreted as the ability to generate ideas, developing online content, delivering persuasive, polished presentations or being imaginative problem-solvers – as an “as an essential or important skill”, alongside the basic ones of literacy and numeracy.
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