Comment améliorer la qualité de la programmation d’art et d’apprentissage au moyen de l’évaluation

Alors qu’une nouvelle année débute, artistes et éducateurs se préparent activement pour un semestre d’hiver rempli d’une foule d’activités expérientielles axées sur l’art et l’apprentissage. Que ce soit dans les écoles, les organismes artistiques ou les centres communautaires, les Canadiens et Canadiennes de tous les âges et niveaux d’aptitude exploreront le monde et se découvriront grâce aux arts et à l’apprentissage.

Improving the quality of arts and learning programming through assessment

As another year begins, artists and educators are gearing up for a winter term of facilitating a wide variety of artistic learning and experiential opportunities. Whether it be in schools, arts organizations or community centers, Canadians of all ages and abilities will be exploring the world, and themselves, through arts and learning.

Le manuel d’évaluation est arrivé!

Les artistes et les éducateurs disposent d’un nouvel outil pour déterminer la valeur de leurs programmes artistiques et d’apprentissage

Le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage vient de lancer son manuel d’évaluation, au terme de consultations soutenues auprès des secteurs des arts et de l’éducation, et grâce au soutien de la Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario.

81% of Torontonians see arts education in schools as important

"Torontonians value the role the arts play in the lives of children and youth both in school and community settings. 81% of Torontonians view arts education programs in school as important and 80% see youth/child participation in the arts as important."

This information is from Toronto Arts Stats 2015, a compilation of results from an online survey plus discussions with three neighbourhood-based focus groups conducted by the Toronto Arts Foundation.

Music Education in Ontario Questionnaire

As part of the Wise Voices for Music program, the Coalition for Music Education is conducting research with respect to the state of music education in Ontario. The information gathered in these questionnaires will be used to shape the Coalition’s advocacy efforts and develop province-wide strategies and priorities. The Coalition will be sharing the results with the Ontario Music Educators Association and presenting our findings at a symposium dedicated to the outcomes of the Wise Voices for Music program in the Fall.

Afiara String Quartet and ChamberFEST in Westport

Join us for a behind-the-scenes, intimate evening of chamber music at the beautiful Westport Centre for Creative Learning at Stepping Stone. As part of a 2-day chamber music retreat, two young professional string quartets, mentored by the award-winning Afiara quartet, will workshop dynamic new programs that bring together classical music and other genres, before kicking off a casual chamber music reading session.

UNESCO International Arts Education Week, May 25-31, 2015

UNESCO’s International Arts Education Week will take place, this year, from May 25 to 31. We are delighted to share a very helpful pdf document prepared by the World Alliance for Arts Education explaining the background of this celebratory week and suggesting various activities that arts educators may wish to engage in during the week to advocate for arts education. UNESCO Arts Education Week Info Pack