Creative Briefs: Education


The demand for high-quality, authentic stock content related to education is ever-growing. Educational institutions, e-learning platforms, educators, and content creators require compelling visuals that convey the essence of learning environments. Whether capturing the bustling energy of a classroom, the quiet focus of a study session, or the innovative atmosphere of a tech-driven learning space, education-oriented stock content is essential for various applications, from marketing materials to instructional guides.


Shotlist Thought Starters

Explore the most popular and highest-searched Education subcategories.

The School Personnel

School environments reflect more than just teachers and students. Showcase the full range of personnel included in the educational sector.

  • Close-ups of teachers explaining concepts on a whiteboard or smartboard.
  • Professors interacting with students one-on-one or in small groups.
  • Educators preparing lessons or grading papers.
  • Administrative staff working at their desks or assisting students and teachers.
  • Janitorial staff maintaining cleanliness around the school.
  • Librarians helping students find books or resources.
  • The cafeteria staff preparing meals and serving them to the students.

Establishing shots – Education

Establishing shots, inside and outside of schools, are an essential conceptual filler that underlines the aesthetics of the overall message.

  • Shots of empty and full hallways.
  • Wide-angle shots of empty classrooms with desks and chairs arranged.
  • Views of decorated classrooms with educational posters and materials.
  • Exterior shots of school buildings highlighting the architecture.
  • Wide shots of the school entrance as children arrive or leave.
  • Aerial views of the entire campus.
  • Shots of the school cafeteria with students eating and socializing.
  • Libraries with students reading or working on computers.

I am a Scholar

From pupils to college students, show us people engaging in everyday learning activities.

  • Students engaged in group projects.
  • Shots capturing the transition between classes with students moving around.
  • Teachers interacting with students.
  • Diverse classroom settings (traditional, modern, outdoor).
  • Groups of people talking during lunchtime.
  • Back to school.
  • Study groups and solo study sessions.
  • College students on campus.
  • Graduation ceremonies.
  • University lectures and seminars.
  • Students of various backgrounds and abilities.
  • Special education settings.
  • Inclusive classroom interactions – teachers using adaptive tools to assist students with special needs.
  • Buddy systems where students help each other with tasks.

Extracurricular Activities

The educational experience goes far beyond the classroom. Clubs, team sports, orchestra, band, and chorus are integral to learning.

  • Sports, arts, and music classes.
  • Science experiments and lab activities.
  • School events and clubs.
  • Playgrounds or sports fields with students engaging in activities.
  • Students participating in various sports like soccer, basketball, etc.
  • School sports teams practicing or competing.
  • Music classes with students playing instruments or singing in a choir.
  • Drama clubs rehearsing for a play or performance.
  • Science clubs conducting experiments or projects.
  • Environmental clubs working on sustainability projects around the school.
  • Environmental clubs working on sustainability projects around the school.


Submission Ideas

When creating and submitting your education-themed stock content, remember these key tips:

  • Composition and Lighting: Ensure your shots are well-composed with proper lighting to highlight the subject effectively. Use natural light when possible to create a warm, inviting atmosphere.
  • Authentic Moments: Capture genuine interactions and moments that reflect the true essence of each educational subtopic. Avoid staged or overly posed scenes to maintain authenticity.
  • Diverse Representations: Include a wide range of ages, ethnicities, and learning environments to cater to a global audience and promote inclusivity.

Get inspired by our collection of content we’re looking for here.


Suitable Keywords:

Classroom, Graduation, School, Teacher, School Bus, Students, College, Bullying, Studying, Library, Lecture, Campus, student computer, adult education, online education, learning, education teen, teaching, high school, school hallway, school building, school kids


Target Group

The target group for this content category includes content creators, educational institutions, e-learning platforms, marketing professionals in the education field, publishers, educational content developers, ad agencies, and politicians, as education is a key political issue.



  • Check out our marketplace for visual reference and inspiration.
  • Stand out and create something that pops out among the other search results.
  • Ensure your submission falls under commercial use by submitting the appropriate release forms when necessary.

TOP Image: Group Of Multi-Cultural Elementary School Pupils Running Along Walkway Outdoors by monkeybusinessimages

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