Joan Parr is Head of Creative Learning and Young People at Creative Scotland, the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries. She has also held positions in embassies in West Africa and the Middle East. Joan is a graduate from Edinburgh University with an MA honours degree in history and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Dundee University. Her current remit includes a national strategic overview of creative learning, the national Creative Learning Plan, arts and justice, the development of the national youth arts strategy and the delivery of national programmes. Joan is also the current president of ACEnet, a network of European policy makers. She is passionate about the value of the arts and creativity as part of fulfilled, healthier, happier individuals and communities.
Publications at WAXMANN:
Arts Education around the World: Comparative Research Seven Years after the Seoul Agenda
2018, 424 pages, paperback, 44,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-3797-5