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WCEC06 Exploring Creative Craft Skills to enhance the delivery of Visual Arts Curriculum

Mon 1st, Tues 2nd, Wed 3rd, Thurs 4th and Fri 5th July 2019

9.30a.m. – 11.30a.m. and 12.00p.m. – 2.00p.m.

Course Content

This course is a hands-on exploration of Drawing, Painting, Fabric & Fibre, Printmaking, Clay & Construction

The course will cover:

  • Drawing and Painting: Awareness of colour, tone, line, pattern and space. Exploration of materials, how to draw in 3D.
  • Fabric and Fibre: Awareness of texture, shape, form and pattern. Highlighting opportunities for linkage and integration.
  • Printmaking: Understanding of print techniques (relief, silk-screen, mono-printing).
  • Clay and Construction: Learning about tools, materials and techniques using practical examples appropriate to different skill levels at the various stages of a children's creative development.
  • Planning and designing craft based class projects. Exploring themes, materials and skills that support an integrated approach to the curriculum.
  • Resources: Introduction to useful resources that are currently available on the DCCoI’s It will also examine ideas for 'looking and responding aspects' of the visual arts curriculum through practical application. The area of understanding the impact of visual arts as a tool to develop and enhance children's learning will also be covered.
  • Information on how to get involved CRAFTed: Learning through Making. The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland and ATECI partnership programme that places crafts people and designers in schools to work collaboratively with teachers to support the Visual Arts Curriculum. 


Event Properties

Course Date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Event End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-04-2019
Capacity 25
Available place 8
Cut off date 01-07-2019 12:00 pm
Individual Price €40.00
Speaker Julie Forrester
Number Hours 20
Scoil Eoin, Innishannon
Laherfineen, Co. Cork, T12 NTV7, Ireland
Scoil Eoin, Innishannon
40.00 8


West Cork Education Centre,
The Square,
Co. Cork

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