Developing the Creative Process: Using an Artist as Inspiration
Are you looking to revitalise your visual arts programme with more of an emphasis on creativity?
This course at Studio One Toi Tu in Auckland (10am–3pm) provides the resources, techniques and motivation to implement creative ideas across the curriculum and encourage creative and critical thinking in your learners.
Teachers will develop practical strategies for using an artist as inspiration and a starting point for creative thinking, and experience a series of creative art lessons through a rich creative process of exploring, experimenting, creating, reflecting and sharing.
We will support teachers to create and deliver cross curricular art lessons which encourage creativity, mindfulness and individuality as well as providing opportunities to develop practical knowledge and ideas, communicating and interpreting in the visual arts.
- Visual arts: Developing practical knowledge, communicating and interpreting, painting set up and techniques, colour making, tints and shades, abstract art, collage.
- Literacy: Narrative writing
- STEM: Colour, light, geometry, nature, chemistry
- Key competences: Critical and creative thinking, participating and contributing
- Values: Creativity, well being, mindfulness.
Also available in schools, over 2 staff meetings or on a teacher only day Learn more
Teacher Education Refresh Programme
The Teacher Education Refresh (TER) programme is currently funded by the Ministry of Education for those teacher required by the Teaching Council to complete a TER.
The Kohia Centre programme can be completed in 2–3 months. It is delivered through a combination of 4 face-to-face workshop days, online modules/tasks and a 4 week practicum in a school. (Teachers already employed in long term teaching positions can use their current position to demonstrate effective teaching practice).
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