Joint Arts Education Conference

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’). However, 85{7efc706723b98b1c030160a1581ee6b83f9b580f0b8bb7490170bb33456ae997} of employers seeking creative candidates had trouble finding qualified applicants.” Creativity is an essential precursor to innovation and by ensuring a high quality arts education for all students we’re better preparing our communities for an ever-changing economy.

Unlike the strongest traditions of our field, which have focused heavily on promoting an appreciation of the visual arts of the past, art education from this perspective is concerned with taking a more critical stance and addressing the increasingly difficult challenges of the visual arts in the future” (325).arts to education

As an education scholar interested in post- discourses within curriculum studies, this involves reading with and against efforts to constitute a field of study, in ways that speak to our not knowing and the constraining effects of the categories we use to undertake our work.arts to education

Graduates often choose to become art teachers in public and private institutions such as elementary and secondary schools, charter schools, private schools, day care centers, hospitals, museums, retirement communities, juvenile detention centers, prisons, community arts centers, and other institutional settings.arts to education

Initial evidence concerned with education in dramatic art appears the most promising, with a few studies revealing that drama classes enhance empathy, perspective taking, and emotion regulation – plausible findings given the nature of such education.