CPD in Visual Art for Primary Teachers

NCAD Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Visual Art for Primary Teachers - Summer 2019

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Summer Courses for Primary teachers 2019 in the NCAD:

Literacy and Numeracy through Visual Art in NCAD and its environs.

Dates:  1st-5th July or 19th-23rd August, 2019.
Venue: Rooms 207 (BEC), 210 (DEC) and 211 (DWEC) in the School of Education, NCAD.

The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.

Book through:
Blackrock Education Centre (BEC) : https://blackrockec.ie/cpd-courses-2/summer-courses.html
Drumcondra Education Centre (DEC): https://ecdrumcondra-courses.com/summer-courses.html
Dublin West Education Centre (DWEC): https://www.dwec-courses.com/summer-courses.html

Ceramics for Well Being in the NCAD (Art and Primary teachers).

Date: 8-12th July.
Venue: Ceramic Studio, NCAD.
Facilitator: Brigitta Seck.

This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers and Primary teachers with an interest in Ceramics. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore and experience Well Being through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycles and ramps. Work made during the course will not be fired but arrangements can be made to have it fired at a later date. Various methods of assessment will be utilised with the summer course participants which can be applied in their classrooms when they return to their schools.

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Blackrock Education Centre: https://blackrockec.ie/cpd-courses-2/summer-courses.html

Re-imaging the Italian Renaissance through Drawing & Painting in NCAD (Art and Primary teachers).

Dates: 19th-23rd August.
Venue: Room 212, School of Education, NCAD.
Facilitator: Anne-Marie Keaveney.

During the five-day summer course participants will examine and explore the potential of selected Renaissance images and re-image them through Drawing and Painting under the expert guidance of Art Historian and Painter, Anne-Marie Keaveney. Work will be executed in acrylics on prepared paper and issues of Composition, Colour mixing and Mark Making will all be explored, collectively as well as by individual tuition.  Advice and guidance will be given on editing the images, preliminary drawings, preparation of painting supports as well as paint application and a variety of painting techniques.

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Drumcondra Education Centre: https://ecdrumcondra-courses.com/summer-courses.html

Explore Construction and Lens Culture through Visual Culture in NCAD (Art and Primary teachers).

Date: 8-12th July.
Venue: Room 210, School of Education, NCAD.
Facilitator: Sarah Edmondson.

Develop your visual literacy skills through the analysis of imagery, drawing, construction and photography. You will be guided through a design process, reinterpreting historical and contemporary artworks to create an original construction using paper and card. Lights, gels and filters will be used to photograph your construction, creating dramatic shadows and alternative compositions. New work and ideas emerging as you move between mediums, moving back and forth between 2D and 3D modes of representation will be compiled into a visual diary documenting your process and methodologies used over the five days of the summer course. 

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Dublin West Education Centre  https://www.dwec-courses.com/summer-courses.html