Professional Development for Teachers P-12: Intro to Indigenous Art and culture: Supporting Positive Conversations in the Classroom

This one-day intensive art education workshop is designed specifically to engage teachers with new and innovative methods for talking about treaty education, reconciliation, cultural responsiveness and resilience (personal and community). Teachers participating in this in-service workshop will be provided with instructional handouts, sample lesson plans, detailed project descriptions, supplemental visual teaching aids, and examples of student projects. This course welcomes educators of all skill levels and aims to complement the current school curricula and to accommodate programs operating with limited resources. The focus of these workshops will be to promote interdisciplinarity, creativity and resourcefulness in the classroom. All materials and lunch provided.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: February 15 2018

Course Code: ESAR-0150   [Register Now]


Site: Port Campus, 1107 Marginal Road, 1107 Marginal Road

Date / Time:   Feb 22 - Feb 22, Th 9:00am-3:30pm 18/02/22 for 1wks   (1 sessions)

Tuition: $ 250 + HST

Portfolio Preparation (ONLINE)

This online course focuses on improving the overall quality of portfolios required for application to accredited visual arts programs. NSCAD faculty, Anna Sprague and Charley Young, will guide you through this online course with weekly exercises and personal feedback. Topics are based on portfolio requirements for NSCAD University and other national art schools and will include: writing an admissions essay, documenting artwork, and evaluating portfolio content. Studio exercises are process driven, experimental and will help to strengthen problem-solving and observational skills. Each week students will be technically and conceptually challenged by new projects and exercises that are designed to broaden the scope of their portfolio. Students should allot a minimum of 4 hours per week to complete course work. Students will be provided with individual feedback and portfolio recommendations from their instructor. Class limit is 24 Prerequisite: completion of grade 11 or higher.

Registration and withdrawal deadline: January 25 2018

Course Code: ESUP-0111   [Register Now]

Instructor: Charley Young

Site: ONLINE, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Jan 28 - Apr 01,   (10 sessions)

Tuition: $ 350 + HST

Contact us:
T 902 494-8185

Mailing Address:
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6

Office Address:
5163 Duke Street
4th Floor, Student Accounts
Halifax, NS

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4pm