Schools Meet Culture – Culture Meets Schools (Schule trifft Kultur – Kultur trifft Schule), run in Schleswig-Holstein since 2016

Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Enabling children and young people to take part in cultural education regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds; offering opportunities for cultural education during and outside school hours; establishing cooperation between providers of education and/or culture at local and regional levels; triggering social developments and a sense of responsibility among the public; training artists for jobs in education; providing cultural affairs training for the coming generation of specialists and managers; supporting innovation in cultural education

Target groups:
Children and young people; schools associated with projects or programmes; multipliers; pupils; teachers; cultural stakeholders; artists; cultural institutions; potential international students with experience in the field who wish to expand their expertise in cultural affairs management

Expected results:
* Setting up cultural education measures in and outside schools as opportunities for educationally disadvantaged children and young people
* Enabling pupils to enjoy better educational prospects and a greater sense of social belonging
* Identifying project schools in the field of cultural education; providing training and networking opportunities for teaching staff and other art educators
* Building long-term ties among schools with a focus on culture
* Investigating the effect of performance art and musical education on pupils' socio-emotional experience and career choices
* Strengthening actors in amateur culture, particularly clubs, by creating opportunities to attract younger members
* Enabling creators of cultural content to tackle the challenges posed by digitalisation, demographic change and globalisation
* Offering programmes on personal development and good cultural leadership for the coming generation of specialists and managers

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Qualifications attained by 85 cultural educators through regular regional and supraregional conferences; around 165 schools and more than 3000 pupils involved

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Mercator Foundation; Land government: approx. EU1.7 million for the reporting period

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Mercator Foundation
Private Sector
Schleswig-Holstein Institute for Quality Development in Schools (Institut für Qualitätsentwicklung an Schulen)
Public Sector
Europa-Universität Flensburg (university of applied sciences)
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Evaluation begun in 2019 to establish the conditions for success of cultural education

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Prioridades transversales