AREA 3 – Corso n° 2
ARTinED – A New Approach to Education Using the Arts
Target audience: Primary school teachers; decision-makers in school curricula area
Collodi (Italy), Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi
1st round: May 18-22, 2015
2nd round: August 3-7, 2015
3rd round: October 12-16, 2015
Timetable: 9.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.; 2.30-6.30 p.m.
This training course has been developed in the framework of the European project “ARTinED”. It is based on the innovative use of the arts as a key component of every school subject to add creativity in to schools. European education has a critical need to find a way to weave creativity in to every aspect of the school curriculum, to not squeeze or under-utilize the arts as a key tool of nurturing creativity and provide alternative or additional didactic tools to the most common logical-verbal ones.
The arts play a fundamental role to support a student’s creative abilities, self-expression and learning abilities. They are a necessary tool especially when not thought as separate subjects but integrated throughout the curriculum, e.g. dance in mathematics, drawing in history, music in languages.
During 5 days participants will learn about and experience the power of arts as a transversal tool in school curricula, examine critical incidents and case histories, cooperate in workshop settings to create new lesson plans under the guidance of art experts and experienced school practitioners.
A balanced mix of lectures, workshops and debate to get acquainted with the various uses of the arts as a transversal tool in all curriculum subjects in primary schools.
Time and Venue
Collodi, Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi, 9.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.; 2.30-6.30 p.m.
Primary school teachers, school curricula experts, school decision makers.
Program and Content
Welcome and warm-up activities
Introduction to ARTinED
Why ARTinED, why Arts in Education
Workshops presentation: Dance, Music, Creative Writing, Visual Arts
Getting in to the Resources: Presentation using ARTinED Methodology and resources on the website: Repository; Methodology; Use case scenarios
Dance Workshop: Building the ARTinED skills and learning to use them. Building creative learning through dance working with creative professionals
Creative Writing Workshop: Building the ARTinED skills and learning to use them. Building creative learning through literature, working with creative professionals
Music Workshop: Building the ARTinED skills and learning to use them. Building creative learning through music, working with creative professionals .
Visual Arts Workshop: Building the ARTinED skills and learning to use them. Building creative learning through visual arts, working with creative professionals
Identifying a challenge
Working in groups: Identifying a challenge by the participants; Creating new use case scenarios.
Presentation of the new use case scenarios by the participants
Groups will implement their use case scenario plans through micro-teaching. Artists and trainers will facilitate the group activities
Participants revise their use case scenarios based on microteaching experience.
Round table: Participants learn from their own experience practicing ARTinED, they can also pick up many helpful ideas from observing themselves
Artists and Trainers will facilitate these activities. Reporting activity by the participants
The use case scenarios are compiled in a small booklet along with a general description. The participants’ names will be listed in this booklet: “Examples for use ARTinED”
Organization of Follow up Activities: Practical session about ARTinED Wikispace and YouTube
Final reflection and shared participative evaluation of the course
Closing Ceremony: Handing out of Certificates of Attendance
Introductory materials to workshops and the ARTinEd Guide will be given (in paper or electronic format according to context requirements) to all attendees
Certificate of attendance to all those who attended the whole course
Conditions for participation
Both registration and payment shall take place by:
- April 17, 2015 for the round starting on May 18, 2015
- July 3, 2015 for the round starting on August 3, 2015
- September 11, 2015 for the round starting on October 12, 2015
using the downloadable form here. Please note that the form shall contain the money transfer data. Send the filled form by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax it to +39 0572 429614. The course will be held from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 20 participants. Priority of registration will be established according to the order of form submission and fee payment. In case of not reaching the minimum number of participants, the course will be cancelled and any fee already paid will be refund. The registration fee is non-refundable in case the registered participant waives the course before its start, or withdraws during it. It will be accepted that the participation is transferred on a substitute if that is notified to the Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi by fax at least 3 working days before the course start. In case of cancellation of the course by the Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi there will be no refund or compensation except for the refund of the registration fee.
Costs and payment methods
€ 1.200,00 (VAT included), including the course materials, 2 coffee breaks and a buffet light lunch a day.
The registration fee shall be paid by money transfer on the bank account IBAN: IT83 R062 6024 9290 0080 0001 C01 in the name of the Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi, indicating as reason of the money transfer: “Corso 1/2 2015 ARTINED”. Only the payment of the fee makes the registration effective.