TAILORED CONSULTANCY

The beautiful thing about creativity is that it opens up all sorts of possibilities to think about problems and challenges from other perspectives, to see solutions you might never have thought of. 

Informed by neuroscience, neuropsychology and creative education research, Ruth and her team bring over 25 years of expertise in helping you find the right solution, the one that fits your vision, your values and your culture.  We specialise in finding creative ways to think about complex issues, enabling you to feel inspired, see things more clearly and make more effective decisions.

 

Our consultancy includes:

  • Creative teaching, pedagogy and leadership in the early years
  • Place of arts and culture in the early years landscape
  • Impacts of different art forms on early brain and body development
  • Young children and families in theatres, galleries and museums
  • Evaluating impact of the arts on SEN-D areas such as selective mutism
  • Family friendly environmental and programme design
  • Children's creative play environments
  • Quality processes in early years art, theatre, music, dance
  • Strategic leadership, visioning and aspirational goal setting
  • Creative conflict resolution and behaviour management
  • Relational dynamics GROW coaching
  • Understanding emotional and social intelligence
  • Cultural or educational qualitative research
  • Reviewing international best practice
  • Walking alongside as a critical friend
  • Advisory support for government bodies

 

Previous clients include:

  • Arts Council England
  • Arts Council Ireland
  • Book Trust, Cymru
  • Demos
  • Department of Education
  • Montessori International
  • National Children's Bureau
  • A New Direction (London Bridge Organisation)
  • Artswork (South East Bridge Organisation)
  • IVE Ltd (formerly CAPE UK - Yorkshire Bridge Organisation)
  • Eureka! The National Children's Museum
  • Manchester City Galleries
  • Milton Keynes Galleries
  • Museum of London
  • Museums, Libraries and Archives Council
  • National Museums Liverpool
  • Sharjah Museums Department
  • Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children, Dubai
  • Birmingham Repertory Theatre
  • Creation Station Ltd
  • Dynamic New Animation Theatre Company
  • Helium Arts and Health
  • Liverpool Culture Company
  • M6 Theatre Company
  • Take Off Festival
  • Fundacíon Botín, Santander
  • Infinite Learning, Dubai
  • UCL Qatar
  • Academies Enterprise Trust
  • Early Excellence
  • Independent Schools Association
  • International Early Years Ltd
  • Learning Outside the Classroom
  • National Day Nurseries Association
  • Pre-School Learning Alliance
  • The Assessment Foundation (formerly Incerts)
  • The Learning Partnership (Wales) Ltd
  • Canterbury Children's Centre and Nursery
  • Grendon Billesley Nursery and Family Centre
  • Oakwood Primary School
  • Pastures Way Nursery School
  • Scarisbrick Hall School and College
  • Stockport Council Childminding Network
  • West Lodge School
  • Woldgate School Arts Academy
  • Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Hull City Council
  • Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • London Borough of Camden
  • Manchester City Council
  • St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Sunderland City Council
  • Sutton Council
  • Telford and Wrekin Council
  • Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Wokingham Borough Council

 

Previous grant aided contracts include:

  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • Arts Council England
  • Youth Music
  • Futurelab
  • Exemplas Limited
  • The Enhancement Fund
  • Grundtvig
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • UK Trade and Investment

 

Please get in touch to have a chat about ideas.

You never know, you might end up somewhere completely different to where you started.