The Master of Education in Arts programme explicitly connects theory and practice, focusing on contemporary issues, which span different practices and discourses (education, pedagogy, politics, art, design, cultural theory, digital didactics, philosophy, museum education and ‘community arts’). The exceptional and culturally different multicultural approach to art education is based on the assumption that there is a specific body of knowledge to be learned, favoring a fine art world view based on the dominant artistic traditions of the Western European and North American cultures, over other sociocultural art worlds (Stuhr, 1994, p. 172).
The Independent Collegian has run another of Professor Nemeth’s fine and provocative articles in its latest edition. To be eligible to apply, the lead applicant needs to be Arts Council funded, or have presented work to the public through ACE programmes. Nigeria like most developing countries have placed undue emphasis on formal education while apparently neglecting adult and non-formal education. The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler.
The same report further states, visual arts instruction also helps students learn to value diverse perspectives and cultures, something that is increasingly important in a global society” (p. 7). In addition, Gude (2009) states, through artworks, students absorb the perceptions of others— situated in other times and places, embodied in other races, genders, ages, classes, and abilities” (p.4).
Members of the Directory are able to enjoy benefits from the Cultural Division’s partnerships with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC); the School Board of Broward County, FL; Broward Center for the Performing Arts; the Cultural Foundation of Broward; Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program; and the South Florida Cultural Consortium.
The philosophy of the North High School Fine Arts Department faculty is to offer students a well-rounded curricular experience that includes exposure to genres of music and art in a wide variety of creative and re-creative settings. Due to the growing autonomy being given to educators, professionalism remains one of the most influential attributes of education today. The company was founded by Robert Morrison, one of the nation’s leading researchers and advocates in the field of arts education. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz about the candidates’ positions on education.