In the know- Bringing a story to Life

In the know- Bringing a story to Life

Is your young person full of creative ideas? Then why not try animation? The demand for animators is growing around the world. It’s a great way to combine artistry with technical skills. This week we’ve put together some ideas for any young person interested in building or developing their animation skills.

Scratch
This is a great website where young people can learn how to program interactive media such as stories, games and animation. They can learn to think creatively and reason systematically. There is also the choice to share creations with an online community or work offline.  Sign up for free here

2D Animation 101
Learn to create a short animation film, even if you are a complete beginner. Young people can create their first animated short by signing up for this free course. The course consists out of 8 videos and for more information on how to enrol follow this link.  

The London’s Children’s Book Fair
On the 15th and 16th of December Parasol unit is hosting the 2nd edition of the book fair. The fair is open to all ages and gives audiences of different backgrounds the opportunity to discover their individual creative voice. For more information about the fair click here.

The GT Scholars Programme is an after-school programme that also focuses on social mobility, growth mindset and helping young people achieve their aspirations. The programme includes tutoring, mentoring and enrichment sessions for young people aged 11-16. Registration for the January programme is now open. You can register online by following this link.

 

Marilyn

Marilyn

Recruitment Manager at GT Scholars
Prior to working with GT Scholars, Marilyn spent most of her professional career in administration and management within the aviation industry. She served as an internal auditor and quality assurance manager within the aviation industry. Marilyn currently works with GT Scholars operations as part of the recruitment and programme management team, she enjoys designing systems and procedures, as well as overseeing them in practical use.
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