The Creative Schools Initiative
According to the most recent follow-up carried out by the Swedish Arts Council, the Creative Schools Initiative has contributed to increasing children’s contact with professional art and culture, and to increased self-esteem and new knowledge among the pupils. On the whole, both the schools and the participating professional artists are very satisfied with the initiative. It has also been reported that cooperation between schools and cultural life has been strengthened. The challenges that have been identified are, among other things, inadequate planning at the schools and shortcomings in follow-up.