This course is ideal for secondary school instructors who also have an interest in studio art and design. This includes teachers who are individuals looking to reengage their art practice through studio time and access, as well as people looking to learn new approaches to studio making and teaching. This course will also cover best practices in supporting students pursuing future practices and post-secondary education in art and design, including portfolio preparation and art writing. All participants over 18 years of age who feel they meet the specific program mandate are welcome to participate.
Number of Participants
The cohort will have a maximum of 16 participants.
Selection Results (Announcement Dates)
June 29, 2019 - July 06, 2019
- CA$1,750.00 program fee
Co-Working, Desk Space, Shared Studio
Courses, Mentors, Professional Development, Retreat, Teaching Exchange, Visiting Professionals, Workshops
Administrators, Arts Administrator, Collective, Immersive Experiences, Interdiscplinary Arts, Makers, Pedagogy, Thinkers, Visual Arts
Our studio training for teachers program is designed to support a wide range of education professionals from around the world. This includes those delivering art programs at the secondary level, as well as anyone looking to incorporate arts-based learning into another curriculum. This one-week intensive program is based at OCAD U’s Florence campus studios and on-site at various key locations in the art and design community in Florence. The program will revolve around a series of workshops to develop artistic techniques and creative skills, as well as other activities that can be incorporated into class delivery, including tutorials on how to help students prepare art and design portfolios for application to post-secondary institutions or professional opportunities. Our program leaders will also facilitate group discussions around best practices, based around both case studies and shared stories from the group.
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