Successful people know what they don’t know and they use all the resources they can find to get the guidance and answers they need. The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning Institute, presented in collaboration with Silkroad, is an exploration of the vital role passion plays in learning — and the unique capacity of the arts to inspire passion-driven learning and meaningful connections.
A Master´s degree programme in Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education develops the conditions for conducting professional activities and further research studies in a critical, independent and creative way, and qualifies for educational leadership and development projects within the current field.
The $4,800 grant award called Mindful Teachers” will allow team leader, grant writer Mary Parady, EL & Language Arts Teacher and team members, Francesca Ford, English Teacher and Diane Salmeri, Hairdressing and Cosmetology Teacher the opportunity to learn, explore and research effective techniques into the way of mindful education and to introduce and implement mindfulness into the academic and trade areas.
In psychological and educational research on creativity, we often talk about different types of Cs”: Pro-C,” Big C,” Little-c,” and mini-c.” Pro-C” and Big-C” are what we’re usually talking about when we use the word creativity”—advances in the arts, engineering, or sciences with innovation and usefulness at the forefront.
Collaborating universities and departments are: Department of Visual Arts and Sloyd Education at Konstfack University College of Arts, Craft and Design (SWE), Department of Art, Design and Drama at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science (NO), School of Art, Design and Architecture at Aalto University – School of Art and Design (FI), Communication and Digital media, in Copenhagen, Department for Communication and Psychology at Aalborg University (DK).