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Mental health crisis in teens is being magnified by demise of creative subjects in school

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

See the original article on theconversation.com.

After the recent report by The Children’s Society that a quarter of 14-year-old girls have self-harmed, many campaigners have called for the root causes of the adolescent mental health crisis to be tackled – rather than just firefighting the symptoms.

The Lasting Effects of Artist-Teacher Partnerships on Former Students of Broadview School

Submitter: 
Saskatchewan Arts Alliance

In 2004, Broadview School began a six-year journey with ArtsSmarts Saskatchewan, a grant program that provided money for teachers to partner with professional artists in the classroom. Under the guidance of teacher Debbie Pearson, the school worked with Saskatchewan artists on projects in theatre, film, dance, hip hop, spoken word, and visual art. It has been 10 years since most of the students involved graduated from high school.

Artist in Community Education (ACE) Program

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Do you work in the arts? Have you ever considered becoming a teacher?

APPLY NOW for 2019-20 to our 16 month teacher certification program in Ontario: DON’T WAIT!

The ACE program ensures that practising artists graduate each year with certification to teach in Ontario schools. Artist in Community Education students bring their professional experience in the arts to the classroom, exploring ways of learning and knowing through their unique range of skills.

Le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage s’apprête à étendre sa carte numérique à l’échelle du pays

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage s’apprête à  élargir le mandat de son projet de cartographie numérique à l’échelle du pays, grâce à une bourse du programme d’investissement communautaire de l’Autorité canadienne pour les enregistrements internet (ACEI). Lancée il y a deux ans avec le soutien de la Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario, la Carte des arts et de l’apprentissage au Canada répertorie déjà plus de 2000 artistes-éducateurs, organismes voués aux arts et écoles en Ontario.

Canadian Network for Arts & Learning to Expand its Digital Map Nationally

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning is poised to expand its successful digital mapping project nationally thanks to a grant from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) Community Investment Program. Canada’s Map of Arts & Learning launched two years ago with the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and already features more than 2000 artist-educators, arts organizations and schools in Ontario. With the funding from CIRA, The Network will be able to widen its focus to include select communities in every Canadian province and territory.

WALTER PITMAN : IN MEMORIAM par John Hobday C.M., vice-président, RCAA

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Walter Pitman O.C., pionnier dans le domaine des arts et de l’apprentissage au Canada, nous a quittés le mois passé au terme d’une longue maladie.

Non seulement Walter était-il le champion national du Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage (RCAA), mais il était également le premier récipiendaire distingué du Prix Hommage[DD1]  du RCAA en octobre 2008.

REMEMBERING WALTER PITMAN by John Hobday C.M. Vice Chair, CNAL

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage

Walter Pitman O.C., the pioneer of arts and learning in Canada passed away last month after a lengthy illness.

He was not only a CNAL “National Champion” but also the first distinguished recipient of the CNAL Tribute Award in October 2008.