NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS

Strengthening Safe Management Measures in Schools and Digitalisation of NAC-Arts Education Programmes (NAC-AEP)

Strengthening Safe Management Measures in Schools and Digitalisation of NAC-Arts Education Programmes (NAC-AEP)

In view of the recent Heightened Alert national stance, MOE has issued a series of press releases from 4-16 May 2021 pertaining to current Safe Management Measures for Learning Journeys and Co-Curricular Activities, as well as Home Based Learning.


Digital/Blended formats remain critical to ensure that schools and students can continue to access the arts. NAC-AEP providers may continue to submit change requests to NAC via the NAC-AEP portal to include digital formats of their existing programmes.

NACxNIE Inspiring Digital Learning for the Arts – Video Resources Available

NACxNIE Inspiring Digital Learning for the Arts – Video Resources Available

As part of the Inspiring Digital Learning for the Arts Webinar Series (2020), NIE developed a series of video presentations curated to offer a diverse range of topics about eLearning approaches in the Arts.

These videos, along with recordings of the two webinars, are now available for free access via Google Classroom.

Digitalising Arts Education Programmes – E-learning Primer for Arts Educators

Digitalising Arts Education Programmes – E-learning Primer for Arts Educators

In response to the current social distancing measures and the implementation of Home-based learning for schools, some NAC-AEP providers have started exploring digital modes of engagement when delivering arts education programmes to schools.

NAC, in collaboration with the Visual and Performing Arts Group of the National Institute of Education, has developed an E-learning primer as resource to provide some ideas and considerations when digitalising arts education programmes.

NEW - In order to better support the arts community in creating online content of quality, NAC has collated some tips from various articles and videos on self-filming.

SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2021 - Creative Disruption: Exploring New Ground

SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2021 - Creative Disruption: Exploring New Ground

Challenge your ideas of inclusivity, community, and creativity at the SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2021 - Creative Disruption: Exploring New Ground.

The conference will take place from 22 - 30 May at the first fully-online Theatre Arts Conference featuring 70 livestream and on-demand presentations, workshops, and masterclasses by 64 practitioners from 14 countries.

Details are available on SDEA's website.

Extension of the 2019-2021 NAC-AEP cycle

Extension of the 2019-2021 NAC-AEP cycle

All current programmes on the 2019-2021 cycle will be extended for an additional year, and will be part of the 2019-2022 directory. Arts providers may continue to digitalise existing programmes by submitting change requests.

Applications for the next cycle will open in the first quarter of 2022.

NAC-AEP Digital Programme Directory

NAC-AEP Digital Programme Directory

NAC has created a NAC-AEP digital programme directory to support schools and students. These programmes have been adapted for online learning, and schools will find opportunities to engage students synchronously through live streams, or asynchronously through pre-recorded material.

Teach from Home – a new digital toolkit for educators!

Teach from Home – a new digital toolkit for educators!

Google has set up a digital toolkit - Teach from Home to support teachers and educators during the COVID-19 crisis.

Designed from an educator’s perspective, this is an easy-to-use toolkit with all of Google’s tools (most are free) such as google docs, google forms, google hangout, google calendar etc.

Website User Guide for NAC-AEP Matters

Website User Guide for NAC-AEP Matters

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

Click to download the guide, and we hope it is useful to you.