On November 22-23, 2019 Creotalents Project coordinator Armiyash Nurmagambetova took part in the annual forum «Creative Central Asia», which this year was organized by the British Council in Tashkent.
«Creative Central Asia», an annual event organized by the British Council in Central Asia to promote the idea of a creative economy and create a platform for dialogue between cultural and creative leaders of the region and the UK.
This year’s themes:
ORGANISING OURSELVES TO BECOME AN ENGAGED AND INFLUENTIAL SECTOR:
*Staying connected as a community
* Building our audience and customer base
* Developing public spaces for creative cities
ARTS EDUCATION AND SKILLS FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES:
* Business models and business education for the creative economy
* Skills for creative entrepreneurs /digital entrepreneurship
* Cultural management
* Technical education (Secondary vocational education) for creative industries.
As a part of the discussion at the session «Skills for creative entrepreneurs», Creative Spark program Creotalents project coordinator in L.N. Gumilyov ENU Armiyash Nurmagambetova made a presentation on a joint project under the Creative Spark program implemented. She presented the platform created within the framework of the project during the first year, noted how the course materials were created taking into account the interests and opportunities of different groups of students, about gender equality and the social component of the project, about the role and importance of learning English.
The annual forum is a platform for sharing experiences, making new contacts, solving common problems, and making suggestions for improving the creative sector of the economy. The forum pays great attention to the role of educational institutions in teaching and promoting ideas for the development of entrepreneurship in the creative industry.