This document by the Kennedy Centre looks at the habits of effective arts education advocates and provides valuable advice about networking and advocacy for arts educators. A comprehensive and useful tool which can easily be adapted to the South African context.
This document is designed to create a universal common understanding about the importance of arts education and its essential role in improving the quality of education. It emphasizes that creative and cultural development should be a basic function of all education.
This USA-based report focuses on the complex factors, actors and settings that must be aligned in order to achieve quality in arts education. Its findings are of definite relevance to South Africa. It explores questions such as how is high quality arts learning and teaching defined? what markers of excellence do educators and administrators look for in the actual activities? how do the foundational decisions as well as the day to day decisions impact on the achievement of quality teaching and learning?
A collection of essays dealing with “what is left behind” after arts education practices and processes have ended.
Arts learning, arts engagement and state arts’ policy – a framework for understanding supply, access and demand, enabling engagement with the arts, support infrastructure for youth arts education and for adult arts learning.
International research report on support for the arts and accessing private and public sponsorship.