Growth, Talent, Ambition - the Government’s Strategy for the Creative Industries

DescriptionDocument setting out how the public sector will support the growth of the creative industries sector
ISBN9781780451558
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2011
Website Publication DateMarch 21, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 155 8 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 11479

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Contents

MINISTERIAL FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION
What this document does
The creative industries' role in delivering the Government's purpose
What is a creative industry?
Recent trends in the creative industries
Business and employment in the creative industries

PART 1 - AMBITION - Achieving our ambition
Putting in place the right structures - better alignment of the public sector
Ensuring effective engagement with creative industries
Goals for the sector
Priority objectives for the sector
Barriers to growth and recommendations to tackle them

PART 2 - GROWTH - Growing Businesses
Finance
Accessing finance
Implementing the Scottish Investment Bank
Ensuring businesses can access the right advice
Relations with the UK Government
Internationalisation
Ensuring our businesses are supported in internationalisation
Building international networks
Taking opportunities to showcase our industries
Relations with the EU
Using the Scottish Government's international offices to support the creative industries
Innovation
Supporting innovation
Scottish Government promotion of innovation
Innovation Support Service
Research and development
Linking with the Technology Strategy Board
Working with the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts ( NESTA)
Innovative business support for the creative industries
Starter for Six
Gaming mentoring

PART 3 - TALENT - Developing Talent
Introduction
Supporting skills development
Working together
Identifying the skills needs of the sector
Working with Skills Development Scotland
Working with the Scottish Funding Council
Management and leadership skills
Developing creativity in our young people
Culture, creativity and the curriculum
GLOW
CANVAS
Co-Create
Youth Music Initiative
World of Work online
Computer games based technology
Entrepreneurial Learning Focus Group
Expressive arts
Attracting talent to Scotland

CONCLUSION AND NEXT STEPS
Commitments of members of the Scottish Creative Industries Partnership Co-ordination Group ( SCIP)