10 April 2012
ELIA – Teachers’ Academy 2012
Porto, Portugal, July 11 -13, 2012
What is the Teachers' Academy?
The Teachers’ Academy is an international platform for ideas and practices for teachers in artschools in Europe and beyond. Its main aim is to contribute to the professional development for lecturers in higher arts education.
The theme of The Teachers’ Academy 2012, ‘INTER-ACT', focuses on the challenges and developments currently facing lecturers in art schools, particularly in relation to the increasingly fluid boundaries between disciplines and modalities.
As a result of this increasing cross-pollination in the arts field and arts education, new relationships and interactions are rapidly manifesting. This development has a strong impact on the content, didactics and organisation of the schools’ programmes as well as the employability possibilities for graduates.
New pedagogies in different disciplines, forms of interdisciplinary collaborations, creative partnerships and art in context will be at the core of presentations and debates at The Porto Teachers' Academy.