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EACEA National Policies Platform


8. Creativity and Culture

8.3 National strategy on creativity and culture for young people

Last update: 6 October 2020

Existence of a national strategy

The political Declaration 2014-2019 « Federate to succeed » has been introduced in 2014 by the French-speaking Community’s Government. It covers the period 2014-2019. 

Scope and contents

The political Declaration 2014-2019 « Federate to succeed » is a global note referring to the Government’s actions for the legislature. In the note, the Government gives priority to Education: Education is at the heart of the Government’s action because it is the best investment for the future.  Culture and creativity are mentioned as means and tools to use in the education process. The access to creativity, cultural discovery, citizenship, sports practices will also be encouraged.  Culture, diverse and plural, is also essential to the personal fulfilment. […] Artistic and cultural education is learned in first place at school. School is a place of discovery and learning. It is the ideal vector to learn a subject, discover the work of an artist, attend a wide range of artistic and cultural performance also foster the development of its own creativity

Responsible authority for the implementation of the strategy

The Government of the French-speaking Community is responsible for the implementation of the strategy.