Transforming into an Artist-Teacher in ACL: A constructed substantive theory
The presentation presents a theory on how individuals become artist-teachers in adult community learning (ACL) in the UK by Abbie Cairns, Artist Teacher and Founder of ATACL conference
Crafting communities; How creative textiles can be used as a platform to develop meaningful communication and foster wellbeing.
Creative textiles workshops can act as an inclusive and welcoming space for participants. Through the activity of knitting in a collective space people can feel a sense of community and safety, which can be utilised to foster wellbeing and social cohesion.…
Values versus conflicts as an artist-teacher-researcher in ACL
This presentation outlines Catherine Ross' values as an artist-teacher-researcher and associated conflicts
Power to Placemaking: How does the autonomy of Further Education encourage Artist-Teachers to work with local community projects?
Further Education creates opportunities to design engaging projects that widen access to the benefits of the Arts. Inclusive projects are allowing us to exhibit new examples of Placemaking.
Sustaining and growing subject passion: What can be learnt from the artist teacher?
We began teaching our subjects to pass on our knowledge and passion, but with our busy daily working and personal lives we sometimes forget to ‘feed’ the very fire that began all those years ago. When the pedagogy and syllabus knowledge begin to embed,…