Network News

The Network to spearhead a digital strategy for arts and learning across Canada

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

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning will embark on a three-year project to promote equitable access and engagement in arts and learning thanks to a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts’ Digital Strategy Fund. For the past three years, The Network has been constructing a national digital map, which now features more than 8500 arts and learning organizations, schools and practitioners.

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.

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.

We're hiring a summer student!

Submitter: 
The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning / Le réseau canadien pour les arts et l'apprentissage
We're Hiring a Student Research Assistant
 
$18 an hour – 35 hours/week for 10 weeks (June 25 to August 31, 2018)
Location: Work from home, ideally in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge or Guelph region
 
Position Summary:
Reporting to the Managing Director, and working under the supervision of the Researcher/Database Administrator, the Research Assistant will populate a database to contribute to an online map o

A Canadian partnership combats the rise of intolerance through arts and learning

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, September 29, 2017 – On October 19, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning (CNAL) and the UNESCO Chair for Arts and Learning at Queen’s University will launch a position paper, aiming to improve the quality, accessibility, and implementation of arts education with the ultimate goal of promoting the acceptance of diversity across Canada and around the world.

Canadian cultural treasure Susan Aglukark to be presented with CNAL/RCAA Lifetime Achievement Award

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

Juno Award winning singer/songwriter, Susan Aglukark will be honoured with The Canadian Network for Arts and Learning's Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala dinner taking place as part of the 2017 National Conference called Celebrating Canadian Diversity in Ottawa on October 19.

Lancement, à Montréal, du Mouvement pour revigorer les arts et l’apprentissage

Le CNAL/RCAA a établi un partenariat avec la Commission canadienne pour l’UNESCO (CCUNESCO) et la chaire UNESCO des arts et de l’apprentissage de l’Université Queen’s en vue de revigorer l’Agenda de Séoul, un plan d’action globale appuyé par l’UNESCO. La première étape de cette initiative est un exposé de principe qui a été lancé dans le cadre d’un panel spécial lors de l’assemblée générale annuelle de la CCUNESCO, qui a eu lieu à Montréal le 27 mai 2017.

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.

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.

Une récipiendaire d’une médaille du gouverneur général sera à la tête du Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage (RCAA).

Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer que Mme Angela Elster occupera le poste de directrice générale du RCAA/CNAL, suivant trois décennies de leadership dans le domaine des arts et de l’apprentissage, plus récemment à titre de vice-présidente principale du Conservatoire royal de musique, où elle a créé et mis en œuvre le programme d’apprentissage par les arts, entre autres initiatives réussies.