Editorial for Education

Shari Baker is a creative consultant, artist and educator. She writes regularly for various educational publications, covering topics as diverse as, funding and alternative curriculum, design, delivery, and development of creativity programmes, outreach and community intervention, alternative energy and environmental solutions, and enterprise in schools and community. She can provide consultancy services in the design, delivery, and development of creativity programmes for alternative curriculum, within schools and the wider community.

Below is a small selection of links to existing articles online.

Enterprising Schools

Shari Baker reports on the money-raising schemes set up by Thornaby Community School, a school in Stockton-on-Tees. [more]

Fulston Manor School is a large 11-18 school in Sittingbourne, Kent, with a wholesome and enterprising ethic, and are set to put the fun into fundraising, says Shari Baker. [more]

From growing award-winning orchids, to handing out 1,400 laptops, and completing several large-scale capital build projects, Writhlington School is a leader in enterprise. Shari Baker profiles this exciting school…[more]

Brockworth Enterprise School has an abundance of charm and tenacity, and understands the power of diversity and know-how to make the best of what it has. Combining hard work with clever marketing skills, it has successfully cultivated a can do attitude among its pupils and staff that continues to secure support from many different sectors of the community, writes Shari Baker…[more]

Queensbury School is a Yorkshire comprehensive of 1,150 pupils. Shari Baker profiles a recent entrepreneurial success…[more]

Birkdale School, an independent day school in Sheffield with approximately 800 pupils, is a multi-award-winning, enterprising school. Shari Baker profiles its success…[more]

Farsley Farfield School, a school in Leeds has enjoyed ongoing success with funding for projects by linking technology to education. Shari Baker reports…[more]

Haselor School, shows that enterprise can begin at school by thinking beyond typical funds-driven approaches, instead focusing on making sustainability part of the school ethos. Shari Baker reports…[more]

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