Research findings from Creative Entrepreneurs Survey 1, completed by 13 participants working in the following fields:
The survey initially sought to understand the Impact of the Pandemic on Creative Entrepreneurs. Our respondents shared that:-
The survey then brought circular approaches to the fore, with responses showing the stark need for projects such as Circular Creative.
Almost one third / 31% of respondents felt that circular economic/sustainable practices helped them during the pandemic. They highlighted a need for greater education on circular economic practices.
Role of Vocational Education and Training
Bear in mind, this was a small sample of 5 VET providers, but the findings are clear and validate the need for the training proposed by Circular Creatives
As part of her workshop at Panel Meeting 2, Carrie-Ann Moran conducted an interactive survey via Mentimetre. While broad in scope, it gives insight into the barriers:-