The Creative Consortium emerged from a Creative Scotland initiative in 2013, aimed at increasing the opportunities for children and young people in residential care to participate in musical activities. The Consortium brought together a group of organisations - involved in creative arts and with young people in residential care - to develop a research and practice development programme. CELCIS was commissioned to research the following questions:
What is already known about young people in residential care's involvement in creative activity?
Volume One describes the legislative and policy context within which this study took place, as well as reviewing literature on the subject and discussing the study methodology. Volume two outlines the findings and introduces the analysis.