Arts-based Environmental Education – learning through Art in the outdoors

Arts-based Environmental Education – learning through Art in the outdoors

To introduce teachers to arts-based environmental education (AbEE) and it's potential for integrated, motivating and memorable learning about biodiversity and the natural world.

To equip teachers with ideas and skills to implement creative activities with their students inside and outside the classroom.

To support delivery of the SESE curriculum, the VAC and to link with Green Schools programmes and learning for sustainability.

Participants will be equipped with a toolkit of activities and techniques for bringing children outside, (especially in a school ground context), and teaching about biodiversity and the natural environment.  Activities to include Field Trips

Participants will gain ideas for integrating the visual arts with science, history, literacy and environmental education to promote theme based learning through creative art activities.

Participants will experience active learning and inquiry-based approaches, which they will be able to implement with their class.

Participants will gain confidence and new ideas in a wide variety of art techniques

Course Properties

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2019 12:00 pm
Fee €40.00
Speaker Karen Webster
Select Hours 20
Location Strandhill, Sligo

Sligo Education Centre

Contact details

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Address: IT Campus, Ballinode, Sligo 
Eir Code: F91 WFW9 
Phone: +353 71 9138700 
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