What is TATA?
The Tasmanian Art Teachers' Association provides art education advice, information and assistance to members. TATA advocates for the Visual Art education sector in relation to policy and curriculum development to build social capital through quality art education.
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(Grade 10 Riverside High School)
TATA serves members who are specialist art teachers; educators who teach art; student art teachers and professionals engaged in art education.
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Practice and pedagogy workshops
Jane Giblin (Elizabeth College Art Teacher) is providing three Life Drawing workshops around Tasmania in July and August (2017).
These workshops will provide an opportunity to:
- Draw from a life model
- Develop practice and share pedagogy of life drawing
- Encourage and develop confidence in the implementation of building in-school life drawing programs.
TATA Members - no cost
Non Members - $20
Last year saw an amendment to the Tasmanian Education Act 2016 to ensure equal opportunity for all Tasmanian college aged students to engage in authentic life drawing experiences should they elect to do so, meaning that all Tasmanian teachers were able to once again facilitate life drawing classes with professional nude life drawing models for senior secondary
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Professional Learning for Art Teachers (K-10) 2017
TATA has partnered with the Professional Learning Institute to deliver tailored professional learning to support art teachers' in their interpretation and implementation of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. The two day program will support art teachers to better understand how to translate their existing practices in planning and assessment to align with the requirements and objectives of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. Quality teaching, learning and assessment will be shared and translated by teachers, for teachers.
Members of Tasmanian Art Teachers Association will receive a $40 reminbursement on program cost.
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