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ART IN THE CLASSROOM. I, ME, MY, WITH ME. ART, IDENTITY AND EDUCATION

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ART IN THE CLASSROOM. I, ME, MY, WITH ME. ART, IDENTITY AND EDUCATION

Upon completion of the first series of courses focusing on globalized education in language skills, mathematics and the natural environment through art, a cross-cutting theme has been added to this art education program; one that is present at all levels of education: identity.

This axis, of great importance in contemporary art and in life, allows us to gain insight into a number of different creative and research references relating to I and we through visual and plastic experimentation.

The name, the body, the footprint, objects and places, relationships, image or action will be our playing field. By using a dynamic and participatory methodology, we will alternate work with works of art, observation sessions, reflection and debate as well as creative workshops.

The course has been designed as an opportunity to practice teaching methods that will allow us to experience, reflect and generate dynamics adapted to different educational contexts.

The contents I, Me, My, with Me. Art, Identity and Education revolve around a common axis, but they are organized in three independent sessions (which will be given in February, May and November, respectively) so that that the course may be attended in part or in full.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this course is to make contact with contemporary art as an educational resource, establish ties between art and the classroom, eliminating myths and prejudice; reflect on the possibilities of globalized education offered by art; develop the ability to observe, find out, create and debate about art; and generate creative dynamics on an individual level among teachers so that they will be able to encourage this in students.

THIS COURSE INTENDED FOR

Teachers of formal education (nursery, Elementary, Jr. High and High School, Vocational school and University), professionals in the field of art education and anyone interested in teaching art; students from the School of Fine Arts and the Education School.

PROGRAM

7 and 8 February. I: the Body as a Narrative

8 and 9 May. My: Objects and Places that Define Me

13 and 14 November. With Me: Crossroads, Ties and Other Encounters

Gael Zamora Lacasta holds a degree in Art History and Primary Education. She is a professor with the Department of Teaching in the field of Music, Art and Self Expression through Movement at the School of Education at the University of Valladolid in Segovia. She is also an art educator with extensive experience at museums teaching people of all ages in both formal and informal educational settings. She also has wide experience as a coordinator and lecturer imparting courses for teachers on creativity, teaching resources and art at the CGAC, the Esteban Vicente Museum of Contemporary Art, the Centro para las Artes y el Diseño Palacio Quintanar, the Lázaro Galdiano Museum, the Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Valladolid, the Autonomous University of Madrid, the movement of pedagogical renewal Acción Educativa and the Centres for Teacher Training of Soria, Ávila, Madrid and Cuenca.

REGISTRATION: The registration period is from 13 January to 5 February 2020. If you are interested, please send an email to cgac.educacion@xunta.gal with your name, surname, DNI, education level, professional field or interest, a return email address and contact telephone number. The places will be given on a first come first serve basis. Each applicant will receive a confirmation email.

PLACES: 20. Free registration

CERTIFICATION: The CGAC will issue a certificate for each section of topics to all participants who attend a minimum of 75 % of the sessions. Each section comprises 6 hours of class. The total course consists of 18 class hours.

DIRECTED BY: Gael Zamora Lacasta

COORDINATED BY: Virginia Villar

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