25 trainers, managers and advisers from Italy, Croatia, Slovakia, Estonia and the UK came together recently over three days of meetings and workshops for aspire2create. The aspire2create project is transferring and testing Euro-Aspire, a Competency Framework and Toolkit for trainers working in the non-formal learning sector in the creative industries and arts sectors.
The event was organised to coincide with Collage Arts’ annual Open Studios, which this year attracted over 12,000 visitors and provided the transnational partners with an opportunity to see the Chocolate Factory artists ‘in action’ – as the companies and artists in residence at the Chocolate Factory in Haringey all open their doors once a year to invited visitors and to the public. It also offered an opportunity to showcase the project to visiting stakeholders and to members of the public. READ MORE