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Movement to Re-invigorate Arts and Learning is Launched in Montreal

CNAL/RCAA has partnered with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) and the UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning at Queen’s University to re-invigorate the Seoul Agenda which is a global action plan endorsed by UNESCO.  The first step in this initiative is a Position Paper that was launched in a special panel at the Annual General Meeting of CCUNESCO in Montreal on May 27, 2017.

Critical Evidence: How the arts benefit student achievement (study)

An American study by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

As a nation, we are close to reaching a collective understanding that all students benefit from the opportunity to learn about and experience the arts. Study of the arts in its many forms—whether as a stand-alone subject or integrated into the school curriculum— is increasingly accepted as an essential part of achieving success in school, work and life.

Why we need to keep talking about white privilege in arts education

As featured on canadianart.ca ... by Leah Sandals

When researcher Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández released a report last week showing that students entering Grade 9 at Toronto’s arts high schools are more than twice as likely to be white—and nearly twice as likely to come from a wealthy family—than students at other Toronto public schools, he hoped the findings would spark interest.

But even he and study co-author Gillian Parekh didn’t realize just how much conversation would flow from these findings.

Rêvons d'une école artistique et d'élèves créatifs

Comme indiqué sur LaPresse.ca -- par Sylvie Berardino, Hélène Lévesque et Élyse Mathieu

Dimanche dernier à l’émission Tout le monde en parle, notre ministre de l’Éducation, Sébastien Proulx, a pris le temps d’expliquer le projet de Lab-École de Pierre Thibault, Ricardo Larrivée et Pierre Lavoie, des personnalités qui sont reconnues pour leur enthousiasme et leur leadership.

...lire plus sur LaPresse.com

 

The urgency of art in a dangerous, rapidly changing world

As featured on ChicagoTribute.com -- By David Rothkopf

Art is not a luxury, not an adornment of civilization. It is a necessity. It is one of the central purposes of civilization. Artists lead in ways politicians, chief executives, or generals cannot. They enable us to explore the mysterious - deep within us and all around us. They find the universal within the quotidian and in what has never before been imagined - the links that bind us to one another in the most profound ways.

Carrefours Éduarts proposés en Alberta et en Saskatchewan

Depuis 2013, le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage (RCAA) propose aux communautés des arts et de l’apprentissage des quatre coins de l’Ontario une série de Carrefours Éduarts, grâce au soutien de la Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario. Le jeudi 2 mars, nous étions ravis de nous associer au Winspear Centre d’Edmonton afin d’offrir le tout premier Carrefour Éduarts à l’extérieur de l’Ontario.

Eduarts Hubs offered in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Since 2013, The Canadian Network for Arts and Learning (CNAL) has presented our Eduarts Hubs, with the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, to arts and learning communities across Ontario. On Thursday, March 2nd, we were thrilled to partner with the Winspear Centre in Edmonton to offer our first ever Eduarts Hub outside of Ontario.

We are pleased to present Dr. Ernst Wagner for our next Eduarts Hub in Kingston

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning, in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning, is pleased to present a seminar by Dr. Ernst Wagner for an Eduarts Hub taking place on March 8th at Queen’s University. Join us to hear Dr. Wagner speak on how arts education fits into global plans for education, culture and sustainable development.