Ideas that can change the world is a project in schools across England that will tap into the fresh and exciting ideas of young people and help the best of them become reality. It will give the young people access to the knowledge and tools that can make their ideas happen.

Its aim is to connect these bright young people with the industries, policy makers and planners that can turn their ideas into reality.

It is being run by Creative Partnerships and was launched in schools across England in 2007. The young people taking part will come from areas of significant economic deprivation. Young people have chosen five key themes for the programme:

Compassion
Environment
Money
Technology
The impossible Dream (blue sky thinking)