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The role of humanities in a high-tech society

Statistics show that the number of students enrolled in humanities degrees is decreasing every year. Tech gurus such a Nicholas Negroponte, Jaron Lanier or Yuval Noah Harari are raising awareness on the importance of humanities in our modern society. By Carlos Alonso // A couple of weeks ago, the Spanish newspaper El Pais1 interviewed Nicholas […]

How to find the hidden talents of our students?

by Antti Leppilampi Original source: https://read.xamk.fi/2019/luovat-alat/how-to-find-the-hidden-talents-of-our-students/ “Our best hope for the future is to develop a new paradigm of human capacity to meet a new era of human existence. We need to create environments – in our schools, in our workplaces, and in our public offices – where every person is inspired to grow creatively.” […]

IE Creativity 2019 – What is creativity?

IE Creativity 2019 - What is creativity?

Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship met up in the ie creativity center. More than 200 students, staff, and members of the local community enjoyed the celebration of the 2019 edition of IE Creativity Day, held at the IE Creativity Center & IE Segovia Campus. Creativity is a rising value in our society and a human quality […]

University of Porto launches Post-graduation in Arts, Culture and Business in the Digital Era

The applications for the Post-graduation in Arts, Culture and Business in the Digital Era are open. The course is the result of a partnership between the Schools of Fine Arts, Economics, Arts, as well as the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto, and it aims to fill the gap in management training […]

Who are You as an artist?

Written by Antti Leppilampi and Silja Suntola How do You evaluate the equation between artistic passion, ethics, values, and making a living? Or do you find yourself battling between keeping your artistic integrity and doing business? In these fields, ready or steady jobs are far and few between, along with decreasing public funding. This is also true for NGO’s. The politicians look increasingly for entrepreneurship as the answer. Throughout history, […]

Cultural and creative industries have already proven their economic significance

Photo: Erika Luoto / www.erikaluoto.com The Photo has been taken at the 2018 Red Carpet Film Festival of Finnish film in Hyvinkää, Finland. Cultural and creative professionals can sometimes face questions and doubt about the economic significance of their know-how, creative talent and the importance of their businesses. For a new and brighter year of […]

The contribution of Erasmus+ projects to youth employability

In the following paper, AHEH is presented in this article together with other projects currently developed or recently completed at University of Alcala within the framework of ERASMUS+ program, which will hopefully contribute to the employability of university graduates and, hence, to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion. Editorial Info […]

Creativity and the Future of Skills

In the first phase of our project we have been working on researching what are the most relevant competences that students of Arts & Humanities faculties lack and would like to develop in order to have a more entrepreneurial approach to their life, projects, job. This research is today very relevant not only for Arts […]