Volume: 6 Issue: 3
Building Creative Capacities for the 21st CenturyIn March 2006, UNESCO organized a World Conference on Arts Education entitled Building Creative Competencies for the 21st Century. The themes discussed at the conference related to advocacy, implementation of arts education, the social, cultural and economic impacts of arts education, teacher training, pedagogical methods, and partnerships in implementing arts education programs.
Building Creative Competencies for the 21st CenturyThis report from ArtsSmarts provides a brief summary of the UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education.
The Challenge of Systemic Change
This report from the Canadian Commission for UNESCO highlights Canadian discussions regarding the state of arts education in Canada, the impacts of arts education, challenges regarding arts education, teacher training policies, and strategies for arts education advocacy.
This UNESCO report provides strategies for effective arts education and recommendations for improving arts education. In addition, the report summarizes the aims of arts education as well as important arts education concepts and research needs.