For the first episode of the Creative Skills Podcast, Creative Skills Manager Heather Armstrong spoke with Bex Carter, Quality Improvement Education Officer at the City of Edinburgh Council and host of the Edinburgh Early Years Podcast. They discuss the importance of delivering creative expressive arts experiences with early years.

Here’s what you’ll find on this page:

  • The podcast episode
  • A transcript of the episode
  • A downloadable Reflective Practice Worksheet


Download a full transcript of the episode.


Each episode of the podcast has an accompanying Reflective Practice sheet to help you link creative ideas to policy and practice, by yourself or with your colleagues.

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