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  • Jul 28, 2014
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Art Education

Art attack and appreciation

Master of Arts - Contemporary Studio Art and Criticism Hong Kong Institute of Education

At school, students might be taught the techniques of drawing, painting and sculpting, but how often are they asked to appreciate or comment on an art piece?

Saturday, 3 December, 2011, 12:00am

Giving children the freedom of self-expression

After-school classes offer kids the opportunity to get creative

Many children in the west grow up with the 'art for art's sake' attitude that nurtures and promotes creativity. They are used to splashing paint on paper, having free artistic reign and getting their hands dirty.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Change of art

ART PLAYS A big role at Ling Liang Church Sau Tak Primary School. This year, primary four to six students at the Tung Chung school have turned to aquariums to get their creative juices flowing. The results - images of crabs created with computer graphics or engraved on clay plates - are now on display in its foyer for all to enjoy.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Arts gain a higher profile in new plan

The arts are expected to play a greater role in schools in the wake of a critical Culture and Heritage Commission report which hit out at the marginal role the crucial subjects play in local education.

10 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Pilot scheme boosts creativity

A pilot scheme aimed at bringing art into the classroom has helped students become more expressive and creative through basic drama techniques.

28 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Arts offer novel lesson for biology and maths

The Arts-in-Education (AIE) Programme, which aims to enlist a range of art forms to liven up the school day and enhance teaching, got off to a colourful start this week - complete with giant fruit and a caterpillar.

13 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Professional artists to show pupils the ropes

An arts education project will tour local schools offering several different activities for youngsters.

Fourteen secondary schools have been selected - from almost 40 applicants - by the Arts Education Committee and the Arts Education Working Group of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

The name of the programme is the Artists-in-Schools (AiS) scheme.

19 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Priorities need to change says professor

Professor Ken Robinson, a leading authority on arts, education and cultural policy teaching at the University of Warwick, gave an international overview of arts education.

Stressing the need to promote arts in school, he said people's perception of arts was perhaps the biggest stumbling block.

28 Mar 1997 - 12:00am