We strengthen education by making the arts central to learning through collaboration, research, and advocacy. When the Korean government approached North London Collegiate School to set up a sister school in Jeju, it was with the express purpose of developing creativity though our inspirational teaching and rich extra-curricular programmes, encouraging pupils to take on individual responsibilities and become leaders.
The mission of the Arizona Department of Education Arts Education Office is to provide support to Arts educators, classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and Arts stakeholders – including Arts and education organizations, community groups, and service organizations – so that every student has the opportunity to experience the power and beauty of the Arts, and the joy, creativity, and intellectual stimulation that instruction in the Arts provides.
By and large, the affluent got the majority of the benefits—they were the ones who could send their children to German universities and count on border-free travel to holidays in Spain—and the working poor carried the majority of the costs—they were the ones who had to compete for jobs against a rising tide of immigrants, while the number of available jobs declined due to EU policies that encouraged offshoring of industry to lower-wage countries.
Approximately 600 arts educators and arts integration teachers explore and develop personal creative habits followed by arts discipline-specific instruction, led by master teachers, taught in studio environments to awaken the artist in each participant while providing a broad investigation of the latest artistic techniques.
In the article, Multicultural Art and Visual Cultural Education in a Changing World,” Ballengee-Morris and Sturh begin by stating the importance of teachers understanding culture and cultural diversity, which should include issues of power, history, and self-identity.