Externally funded research projects

These research projects are or have been undertaken at the Graduate School of Education as part of the CREATE Group. Please click on the project title for further detail.

Awarded To

Project Title


Dr Kerry Chappell, Dr  Chappell
Siobhan Davies Dance (Lead Partner)
Next Choreography Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Professor Anna Craft, Dr  Chappell, Hennessy
Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway (leading)
CREAT-IT: Developing Creative Science Education by integration with the arts EU Lifelong Learning Programme: Comenius
Dr Kerry Chappell, Professor  Craft
The Devon Carousel Project (lead partner)
Round and Round You Turn Me Arts Council England, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council
Sarah Hennessy Evaluation of the ITE project developed by Royal Opera House Education Royal Opera House
Sarah Hennessy Daisi Soundwaves: Youth Music Musical Inclusion Module 2012-14 Devon Arts in Schools Initiative
Professor Anna Craft Creative Teaching: A cross-cultural study University of Malaya
Professor Anna Craft, Katene Study of the success of Disability DFE project creating step-change in local infrastructure/disabled participation in sport Youth Sport Trust
Sarah Hennessy Music Teacher Training Support Training and Development Agency for Schools
Professor Anna Craft, Dr  Chappell, Rolfe
Wayne McGregor / Random Dance
Creative Potential Evaluation Wayne McGregor / Random Dance
Sarah Hennessy Using ICT to support Music Education Training and Development Agency for Schools
Dr Susan Young
University of Bologna (leading); Sony Computer Science Laboratory, France; University of Genova; Göteburg University; University of Athens; Compedia, Israel
MIROR: Musical Interaction Relying on Reflexion
European Commission
Professor Anna Craft Creative and Cultural Education Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency
Dr Anthony Wilson The Write Team
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation with Bath Festivals
Professor Anna Craft, Dr  Chappell Creative Partnerships: Continuing Aspire Work A New Direction, Arts Council England
Dr Susan Young Chamber Tots
Wigmore Hall Education Unit
Sarah Hennessy Evaluation of the Arts Training for Primary trainee teachers Royal Opera House
Sarah Hennessy Super Singing Communities Devon Music Services
Sarah Hennessy Evaluation of Effectiveness of OAE Education Programme Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Professor Anna Craft, Dr  Chappell, Rolfe
Collaborating organisation: TrinityLaban
Dance Partners for Creativity: Investigating the co-development of creativity at the interface between dance and lower secondary level education Arts and Humanities Research Council
Dr Susan Young Early Years Artists in Residence Wave-Arts Education Agency
Dr Susan Young Karaoke Kids SEMPRE (Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research)
Professor Anna Craft, Dr  Chappell
In collaboration with Paul Scott, St Bonifaces Catholic College (Plymouth), and Dr Peter Twining, The Open University
Aspire South West Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and South West Gate
Sarah Hennessy, Dr  Young Youth Music - Evaluation of a Cluster Programme Youth Music
Sarah Hennessy Make Music! CPD Scheme London Symphony Orchestra

Members of the CREATE group have also collaborated on a number of other national and international projects, please see our external projects page.