ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM – CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS & SCHOOLS

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OVERVIEW

Artists in Schools provides opportunities for professional artists to work with young people in Victorian primary and secondary schools. It involves school communities in creative partnership projects while providing students, teachers and artists with diverse and challenging learning experiences. The program generates innovative ways to engage students across the curriculum from Foundation to Year 10.

The program provides funding of $10,000 for schools to engage an artist for approximately 20 days to work with students and teachers on a creative project in any art form. The program generates innovative ways to engage students across the curriculum and provides students, teachers and artists with diverse and challenging experiences.

Arts Victoria’s Education Partnership staff will present a series of free Artists in Schools information sessions for artists and teachers interested in the program in July 2015.

The information sessions provide an opportunity to:

  • Learn about the new online system for applying
  • See how projects can support learning across the AusVELS
  • Hear from teachers and artists about their experience of the program
  • See outcomes of previous projects
  • Connect with teachers and artists interested in getting involved in the program

To Register your interest and find further information follow the link below:

Visit: http://www.arts.vic.gov.au/Funding_Programs/Education_Partnerships/Artists_in_Schools

For Eligibility, Artist & Schools & Coordination Roles, Responsibilities and CriteriaClosing date: 5pm Tuesday 8 September 2015 for projects commencing after 10 April 2016.

It takes approximately 13 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

Funds Available: Grants of $10,000 are available for schools to engage an artist for approximately 20 days.

Arts Victoria receives more funding applications than it can support. Applicants should not make any financial commitment on the expectation that they will receive funding.

If the application for funding is successful the applicant may be required to align its program to the latest iteration of the AusVELS if they have not already done so.

Arts Victoria acknowledges the support of the Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.

 

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