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Thursday January 31st, 2019

Creative person working in schools? Join us on Monday 11 February (also 13 May, 15 July), 5-7pm Chapter, Cardiff

Artists in education group

Are you a musician, a visual artist, a dancer or an actor; a craftsperson, digital developer, storyteller or writer; a poet, songwriter, gaming technologist or circus performer; or another type of creative practitioner working in schools? Or do you run an organisation placing creatives in schools? Do you sometimes feel a bit isolated or feel you’d like to know a bit more about how other practitioners work? Come to our quarterly Learning Group – the next one is Monday 11 February, 5-7pm at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.

You’ll be able to meet other creative educators; share experiences and information; find out how to grow your work and your network; discuss a particular topic. Yvonne Murphy of Omidaze Productions  (also an associate artists of Wales Millenium Centre and Theatr Iolo), will be with us to talk about partnerships and collaborations – how do you find the right people to work with and how do you partner with organisations?

Do come along – we’re friendly, and we’d love to meet you!

If you can’t make this one, there are also events on: Monday May 13 and Monday July 15, same time same place.

To book visit our Eventbrite page.

In the meantime, here are a few blog posts and resources to whet your appetite – let us know if you know of any others we can add to this list!


This online Toolkit has ideas, useful links and practical guidance to help artists help teachers meet the requirements of the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) .

ArtWorks Cymru Artists toolkit – for early stage artists

VIDEO from Artworks Cymru – creating innovative partnerships

Partnerships resource library from A New Direction


*Create and discover opportunities for your school and pupils, or your creative business*

Whether you’re a teacher looking for a creative person to share skills and inspiration with your pupils … or a creative person looking for teachers and pupils who can benefit from your input: make sure to CREATE as well as SEARCH for opportunities on the Opportunities section of the A2:Connect website.


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