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Review blasts patronising, vague arts curriculum

Review blasts patronising, vague arts curriculum - The national arts curriculum is banal, bloated and demonstrates a distrubing ignorance about the Asian and indigenous cultures it is supposed to promote, experts say. www.smh.com.au

These 12 Childhood Art Techniques Can Help Adults Relieve Stress

These 12 Childhood Art Techniques Can Help Adults Relieve Stress - Making art doesn't necessarily sound like a stress reliever. Finding inspiration, keeping concentration, finding your artisitic voice    www.huffingtonpost.com

Teaching art to engineering students

Teaching art to engineering students- Typically, engineers receive little or no education in the arts. Very rarely do engineering faculties at universities offer courses in art history, architecture or the apprecation of beauty. This is almost unique within university facilities. www.universityworldnews.com

National Arts and Humanities Month

The arts are a part of our lives each and every day, but we take the whole month of October to commemorate the arts in a big way. It is National Arts & Humanities Month - the largest annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation! www.americansforthearts.org

art, culture, preservation should be included in Kid's education

Art, culture, preservation should be included in Kids' education - as school began this year, parents bought books, backpacks and clothing. Parents may also want to include supplies for their child's after-school needs for creativity. www.jamestownsun.com

The Da Vinci Initiative

The Da Vinci Initiative: The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions are across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vinci Initiative is capitalizing on them.  www.huffingtonpost.com

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it - Though the benefits of art education are very real (see here for a list of 10), it is one of the big, unfortunate casualties of the high-stakes testing era, with its laser focus on math and English Language Arts — especially in schools with big populations of students who live in poverty. www.washingtonpost.com

Every child should have an education in arts and culture

Every child should have an education in arts and culture - It should, in the UK and in this day and age, be the case that education in arts and culture is something to which every child should be entitled, and enabled to access. http://www.roh.org.uk/

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