What is the Artists in Schools Project? Many years ago, I worked on a programme to encourage schools to invite artists into the classroom. They… Read More »Artists in Schools Project: Visual Arts and Language
I spoke to a few conference attendees on the final day of The Image Conference Athens, Greece While we were tired, we were happy. Friendships… Read More »Reflections from The Image Conference New York College, Athens 2018
Visual Arts and Language Learning Workshop and Conference Residency. 2018 Visual Artist in Residence: 9 – 13 April, Brighton Centre, Brighton UK
Many teachers are daunted by the idea of dealing with the visual arts in the classroom, let alone an English language classroom. They often don’t consider themselves as “arty”. Looking at images created by artists can be confounding. In this article, I’ll offer ideas and activities that can be used when working with the visual arts that empower teacher and learner alike.
Is there a paradigm shift happening in the world of TEFL and language teaching? Emma Pratt talks to Anna Whitcher and Kieran Donaghy, the dynamic partnership behind the Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice formed for language teachers interested in multimodal literacy, visual literacy and the visual arts. The Visual Arts Circle’s sixth annual Image Conference kicks off in October 2017 in Lisbon.