Schools & Educators
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Educator Exclusives 2014

Educator Exclusive evenings invite teachers to experience new MCA exhibitions and uncover behind-the-scenes perspectives with talks from artists and curators, and discovery sessions led-by MCA Artist Educators. Explore new teaching ideas and resources and enjoy refreshments with your colleagues in the creative spaces of the National Centre for Creative Learning.

Term Three
Tabaimo and Annette Messager
with MCA Chief Curator Rachel Kent
Thursday 31 July, 5.30–7.30pm, FREE

Term Four
Summer season preview and 2015 learning highlights
Thursday 27 November, 5.30–7.30pm, FREE

Further information: learning@mca.com.au or 02 9245 2400
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Dance, Theatre and Visual Art: Engaging Students with Disability

Discover how dance, music, theatre and visual arts can unlock your students’ learning. This two-day forum offers primary and secondary teachers practical ways to refresh creative skills and incorporate the arts into their classroom practice.

Discuss the latest research, participate in creative arts workshops and meet key leaders in the arts and disability network. Presented in partnership with the Sydney Opera House and Accessible Arts.

One of the best (if not the best) I’ve attended in 10 years of professional learning.
Donald Green, Bega High Support Unit.

Friday 5 and Saturday 6 September, 2014
9.00am – 4.00pm
$275/$250 early bird (by 21 February)
Bookings and further information: Sydney Opera House, 02 9250 7770 or housed@sydneyoperahouse.com

Image: Teaching Creative Arts in the Special Needs Classroom 2013, photograph: Gez Mansfield


Professional Development Days in the National Centre for Creative Learning

The new creative studios of the National Centre for Creative Learning provide an ideal venue for your school’s next professional development day. With views over the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, the studios offer the flexibility to cater for whole staff sessions and small group activities in a fresh and stimulating environment. The MCA Learning team can also support your day with sessions focused on creative learning strategies and Artist Educator led Gallery Explorations.

Contact MCA Learning for more information: learning@mca.com.au or 02 9245 2484

Museum of Contemporary Art – NSW Institute of Teachers’ endorsed provider of Institute Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Proficient Teacher/Professional Competence.

Scope of Endorsement

  • Standards 2 and 6 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher
  • Elements 1 and 6 of the NSW Professional Teaching Standards at Professional Competence

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