Report: Practices of Care- Teacher Responses to Arts Connect’s Professional Development Programmes

Our New Report Shows that Caring is the Key in Art Teacher CPD   Our new report: Practices of Care: Teacher Responses to Arts Connect’s Professional Development Programmes by Professor Pat Thomson and Dr Becky Coles, finds that a crucial but missing element to the effective continuing professional development of teachers is the kind of…

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Arts Connect Secondary School Art Teacher CPD Programme 2024

Teacher CPD and Artist led Student Workshops  Supported by Aspire to HE CPD Workshop Leaders: Susan Coles, Arts, Creativity, Cultural and Educational Consultant Complex Simplicity, Artist Educator specialising in textile design and construction Exodus Crooks, Artist and Arts Educator Tom Hicks, Photography Artist (Black Country Type) Mark Riley, Artist and Art Educator Dr Andrew Yarnold,…

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Contemporary Art in the Classroom: Art CPD for Black Country and Telford Primary Teachers: Skills Development and Reflective Learning Through Sketchbooks

Join us at The New Art Gallery Walsall to explore how sketchbooks can be used to record observations and ideas, investigate art materials and demonstrate skill and knowledge development Date: Wednesday 6 March Time: 12.30-3pm. Venue: The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square, Walsall WS2 8LG Cost: FREE Is this for me? This event is for…

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Moonbeams

The Moonbeams programme, which has grown over 20 years, has for the last eight years been developed by us, Arts Connect. We have worked with educators, arts & cultural practitioners, researchers and local authorities to deliver inspirational training, seminars, social meets, Moonbeams@Home, two major conferences, two significant Action Research programmes and three Podcasts. The most…

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The Bridge Network (2012-2023)

Reflections on Strategic Work with Children and Young People in Education, Culture and the Arts, funded by Arts Council England. The Bridge Network was established in 2012, funded throughout by Arts Council England (ACE). A connected group of ten organisations, of which Arts Connect was one, the network focused on delivering better outcomes for young…

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