Publications

Occasional Papers and Films

These pages list occasional papers produced by or of interest to the NSEAD community.

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NSEAD Annual Report 2012-2013 (PDF document)
You can read the full NSEAD Annual Report here
 
MINUTES OF THE 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (PDF document)
Minutes of the 2014 Annual General Meeting (PDF document)
The Minutes of the AGM held at The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art on Saturday 22nd March 2014 can be downloaded here
 
Michael Eden, The Thinking Hand (PDF document)
Michael Eden shared reflections on the value of making at the 2014 NSEAD National Conference: Digital Futures in art, craft and design education. This thought provoking presentation describes Eden's tools and processes which combine old and new technologies: "I hope that my practice plays a part in demonstrating that the making of thoughtful objects, whether they be art, craft, design or some hybrid mix is an evolutionary process and must continue to evolve in order to make those disciplines relevant to the times that we live in." View Michael Eden's presentation here.
 
HEA Research on the impact of the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence in two Edinburgh secondary schools (PDF document)
This 18 minute research video by Iain Macdonald, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, is a study of the impact of the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) in two secondary art and design departments in Edinburgh: Forrester High School and Portobello High School. The video includes interviews with teachers which provide insights into the challenges and potential of CfE in schools and feeder higher education institutions. View the research video here.
 
Art Matters: Newham Art Exhibition 2013 (PDF document)
The 'Art Matters' Newham Art Exhibition 2013 was a celebration of art and design across the curriculum in Newham Schools. This film of the exhibition provides both advocacy and inspiration in equal measure. View the Art Matters film by following this link.
 
Minutes of the 2013 Annual General Meeting (PDF document)
The Minutes of the AGM held at Oxford Brookes University on Saturday 23rd March 2013 can be downloaded here
 
Ofsted Art (art, craft and design) survey visits grade descriptors (PDF document)
Published by Ofsted these 'Art (art, craft & design) survey visits' descriptors provide generic guidance alongside subject-based descriptors for inspectors on making judgements during subect survey visits to schools. The ares of focus are:

The overall effectiveness of the subject
The achievement of pupils in the subject
The quality of teaching in the subject
The quality of the subject curriculum
The quality of leadership in, and management of, the subject.
 
Developing Objective led lessons in art & design and other papers (PDF document)
these Assessment for Learning guidance materials were originally published on the National Strategies website. They provide guidance for developing:
Objective led lessons in art and design
Oral feedback in art and design
Written feedback in art and design
Peer and self assessment in art and design
Curricular target setting in art and design
Questioning and dialogue in art and design
and Securing Progression in art and design
 
Comparison Chart of art and design curriculums (PDF document)
This is a comparison chart of the different key stage 3 curriculum models for art and design, from 1991 to the 2013 draft national curriculum. Author: Ged Gast
 
Art and Design – The exemplification of standards and guidance on improving these standards in KS3 (link below) (PDF document)
The Art and Design exemplification of standards files will help promote a common understanding of each of the levels and the different aspects of the subject that underpin each one. The guidance in the first 2 pages is not part of the exemplification materials, but is included purely to help provide a context to the ways in which art and design departments may choose to use these materials. Click this link to download the The art and design exemplification of standards file.
Ged Gast (Vice-President NSEAD)
 
Sharon Hodgson MP, Shadow Education Minister, NSEAD Conference 2012 (PDF document)
This keynote presentation by Sharon Hodgson, Shadow Education Minister, was given at the NSEAD National Conference 'Art and Design Education at the Crossroads: Developing Outstanding Practice'. The Conference was hosted by BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead in March 2012. Click this link to view the presentation.

The film was made by Ged Gast on behalf of NSEAD.
 
Bob and Roberta Smith, NSEAD Conference 2012 (PDF document)
This keynote presentation by the Artist Bob and Roberta Smith was given at the NSEAD Conference 'Art and Design Education at the Crossroads' at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead in March 2012. Bob and Roberta Smith's work has a political focus and is concerned with the impact on the visual arts by the actions of the current secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove. His letter to Michael Gove can be viewed on Bob and Roberta Smith's official website.
Click this link to view this presentation.

The film was made by Ged Gast on behalf of NSEAD.
 
Dr John Steers NSEAD Conference 2012 – Art and design education at the crossroads (PDF document)
This keynote presentation entitled Art and Design Education at the Crossroads was given by Dr John Steers (former National General Secretary of NSEAD). This was presented at the NSEAD national conference entitled: Art and Design Education at the Crossroads – Developing Outstanding Practice. The Conference was hosted by Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead in March 2012. Click this link to view the presentation.

The film was made by Ged Gast on behalf of NSEAD.
 
Art and Design 21 Century Secondary Teacher (PDF document)
This document considers how secondary art and design subject leaders use technology for learning and teaching, planning, assessing and reporting. It also provides and audit and useful art and design technology links and CPD.
 
Art and Design 21 Century Primary Teacher (PDF document)
This document considers how primary subject leaders and teachers use technology for learning and teaching, planning, assessing and reporting. It also provides and audit and useful art and design technology links and CPD.
 
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