Schools & Cultural Engagement, Dublin, 27 September 2014 (Seminar)

Posted: Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Schools & Cultural Engagement: Design, Film, Digital Media is an Art & Education & Schools Seminar at the National Gallery of Ireland on Saturday 27 September 2014

The Seminar will explore ideas in design, film and digital media and is open to all primary and post-primary teachers to help integrate culture, creativity and the arts into their classwork. The talks on film, digital media and graphic art will provide teachers with ideas to encourage students to use new technologies to portray contemporary life. It will include an overview on the ‘Arts in Education Charter' (2012), and a presentation on ‘creativity'.

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Guest Speaker
Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Dr. Gaye Ashford, History Tutor, St Patricks College/DCU
Fred Boss, Education Officer, National Council of Curriculum and Assessment
Professor Emeritus John Coolahan, Chair, Higher Implementation Body
Professor Mary Daly, President, Royal Irish Academy, Member NGI Board
Sheila de Courcy, Cross-Divisional Head of Children's Content, RTÉ
Joanne Drum, Education Officer: Administration, NGI
Sarah Edmondson, Art Teacher, Killinarden Community School, Tallaght
Jayne Foley, Artistic Director, Fresh Film Festival
Professor Declan McGonagle, Director, NCAD
Alicia McGivern, Education Officer, Irish Film Institute
Niamh MacNally, Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings, NGI
Sinead K Rice, Education Officer: Teachers, Schools and Youth, NGI
Barry Sheehan, Head of Design, Assistant Head, School of Art, Design and Printing,
Dublin Institute of Technology
Dr. Katie Sweeney, National Director for the Integration of the Arts in Education,
Department of Education and Skills
Anthea West, Comic Artist, Forbidden Planet

Rapporteur: Sarah Wilson, freelance art historian