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BLAST: A NEW ARTS PROJECT OPPORTUNITY FOR PRIMARY & POST PRIMARY SCHOOLS

 

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30th 2021

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The Department of Education has developed a new innovative Arts-in-Education BLAST Residency Programme in 2021, which will enable up to 400 new Arts-in-Education Residencies in schools each year.

 

This initiative aims to support the integration of the principles and key skills outlined in the Arts in Education Charter and the Creative Ireland Programme (2017-2022), Pillar 1 Creative Youth.

 

The aim of this scheme is to give pupils in schools all over the country the opportunity to work with a professional artist on unique projects to be originated and planned between the artist, the teacher and the school under the coordination of the Education Support Centres Ireland ESCI network of 21 full-time education centres. This initiative supports children and young people for the future, where skills like the ability to connect and collaborate with others, engage in creative and critical thinking and practice inclusivity at every level will be paramount to peace, stability, sustainable economic growth and equality.

 

 1. Click HERE for further information.

2. Download an APPLICATION FORM HERE 

3. Click on this link below for the list of registerd artists with Athlone Education Support Centre 2021-2022

List of BLAST Registered Artists  

 

ESCI

The ESCI (Education Support Centres Ireland) website pulls in courses from Education Centres all over the country allowing you view all courses taking place nationwide.

Athlone Education Centre

Location

Athlone Education Centre
Moydrum Road
Athlone
Co. Westmeath

EIRCODE: N37 HO43

Transportation

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Contact

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