NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

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The Japan International High School Arts Festival 2017: Call for Entries

The Japan International High School Arts Festival 2017: Call for Entries

The Arts Education unit is pleased to invite your school to submit your students’ artwork for a chance to represent Singapore at the Japan International High School Arts Festival, an annual event sponsored by the Japan International Foundation for Arts and Culture.

The festival is designed for students aged 15-18, to showcase their creative talent on a global platform. Each year, approximately 400 artworks are selected from over 11,000 student entries across the globe and exhibited at the National Art Center in Tokyo, one of the Japan’s most highly regarded galleries.

Submit artworks by 21 March 2017, 5pm.

Click to find out more how your students can participate in this!

Important Note to Schools on Tote Board Arts Grant Usage for 2017

Important Note to Schools on Tote Board Arts Grant Usage for 2017

For MOE schools utilising the Tote Board Arts Grant in 2017 - 2018, please note that, with the streamlining of administrative processes, schools are no longer required to do the following on the NAC Arts Education portal:

1) Submit Record of Purchase for NAC-AEP programmes purchased
2) Submit a Customisation request for customisations made to existing approved NAC-AEP programmes based on schools' needs.

Please also note that school representative user accounts on the NAC Arts Education portal will also no longer in use from 2017.

Click to find out more.

SOTA Primary 6 Creative Writing Competition 2017

SOTA Primary 6 Creative Writing Competition 2017

SOTA invites students in Primary 6 in 2017 and have a love for writing, to take part in the SOTA Primary 6 Creative Writing Competition!

Submission closes on 10 February 2017, 5pm. Click to find out more how your students can be part of this!

Children, The Arts & Artists: New Thinking, New Practice

Children, The Arts & Artists: New Thinking, New Practice

Calling all artists and arts educators who work with young children!

Artists and arts educators have a key role to play in collaborating with children to co-create innovative experiences and artistic practice. This half-day training session features three highly experienced trainers from Australia (Dr Barbara Piscitelli, Simon Spain and Professor Susan Wright) who are thought leaders and practitioners of new developments in this important subject area.

17 November 2016
2 - 5.30pm
Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity

Registration is based on first come first served and will end by 15 November 2016.

Find out how you can be part of this today!

Registration for Specialist Diploma in Arts Education (Jan 2017 intake) Now Open!

Registration for Specialist Diploma in Arts Education (Jan 2017 intake) Now Open!

Are you looking at taking your arts education practice to the next level? The Specialist Diploma in Arts Education may be what you are looking for!

This 240-hour course, conducted over a year, aims to equip you with practical and theoretical skills to deepen your understanding of arts education. Taught by lecturers from the National Institute of Education’s (NIE’s) Visual and Performing Arts Department, the course will cover topics such as the arts and motivation, communication and classroom management, critical thinking and problem solving in the arts as well as the creative and collaborative arts classroom in the 21st century.

Registration is now open for the next intake and will close on 31 August 2016.

Find out more today!

Calling for Noise Singapore Volunteers - Mix Some Noise!

Calling for Noise Singapore Volunteers - Mix Some Noise!

We are preparing for the *Noise Singapore 2016 Festival Exhibition and Concert in August 2016, and we want YOU as our VOLUNTEERS to Mix Some Noise for our Festival!

Make new friends and share your love for the arts!

Sign up by 17 July 2016.

Students may use this opportunity to fulfill their values-in-action or service learning project objectives.

NACAEP 2017-2018 Application Deadline Extension

NACAEP 2017-2018 Application Deadline Extension

The National Arts Council-Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) application cycle for 2017/2018 programmes to be subsidised under the Tote Board Arts Grant is now extended till 6 May 2016, 23.59hrs.

Should you encounter any technical difficulties, please send in your queries to aepwebsite_support@nac.gov.sg with a screenshot, where applicable.

Getting the Best out of NAC-AEP Seminar

Getting the Best out of NAC-AEP Seminar

Exposure, Experience, Excursion - what kind of programme fits the needs of your students and your resources? What are the common challenges you face when selecting NAC-Arts Education Programmes (NAC-AEP) and how can you make informed choices?

Join us on this 2.5-hour hands-on seminar, organised by the Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA) and supported by NAC Arts Education team!

26 April 2016
2 - 4.30pm
Goodman Arts Centre

Open Call: Children’s Arts Centre at the Goodman Arts Centre Multi-Purpose Hall

Open Call: Children’s Arts Centre at the Goodman Arts Centre Multi-Purpose Hall

The National Arts Council is looking to appoint a partner to pilot a dedicated arts centre for young audiences at the Goodman Arts Centre (GAC) Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH).

Applications are open from 3 March to 29 April 2016.

Website User Guides for NAC-AEP Matters

Website User Guides for NAC-AEP Matters

We've developed user guides for artists/ arts group representatives and school representatives, to guide you step-by-step through the navigation of the website with regards to NAC-AEP matters.

Click to download the guides, and we hope they are useful to you.

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