About Us

What are our aims?

Specifically, we aim to:

  • continue to be the principal organisation promoting and representing art and design in all phases of education throughout the United Kingdom;
  • include the overwhelming majority of art and design teachers and lecturers in the United Kingdom in active membership;
  • create a vital, articulate, well-informed professional community of committed art and design educators and practitioners;
  • provide an essential forum for the dissemination of ideas, practical developments and research findings in art and design education;
  • be the key provider of high quality in-service education, on-line and other information and publications for art and design education.