Education and training
The Department of UAE Talent in the Ministry of Possibilities hosted a series of workshops and forums for students, established creatives and artists, parents, and teachers to come together and discuss the current landscape of talent recognition and development in the UAE.
Through this tender, Arts Council Malta intends to identify and enter into an agreement with a training service provider whose role will be to design and deliver three training modules and a workshop by December 2020, to public employees within Arts Council Malta, the Culture Directorate and Public Cultural Organisations, as part of the project ESF.04.0079 ‘Create 2020 – Investing in cultural and creative capacity skills in Malta’s public sector’.
A Korean Funds-in-Trust to UNESCO project is supporting a series of “training of trainers” workshops in Kigali in the fields of Performing Arts (music, theatre, dance), Film Production and Visual Arts as well as Creative Entrepreneurship, which were identified as priority areas for training following a mapping of capacity gaps carried out in 2018 by Ishyo Arts Centre.
In June 2019, the Korea Arts and Culture Education Service hosted the Korea-China-Japan Arts and Culture Education Forum at the Jeju Haevichi Hotel and Resort and Phoenix Park Jeju on the topic of arts and culture education for children.
With the funding support from Home Affairs Bureau, HKADC launched the three-year Arts-in-School Partnership Scheme to encourage local schools to lease their premises and facilities to local arts groups during non-school hours, aiming to nurture students’ interests in arts through the collaboration between the partnering arts groups and schools.
The Arts are critical not only for showcasing students’ creativity, but also for fostering their ability to think both practically and abstractly.