Workshops & Presentations

Art Education Victoria has been running professional development programs for art educators for over sixty years.

Our aim is to provide you with opportunities to be inspired, informed and connected with the art education community. Our professional development supports the AITSL Standards and FISO to help you achieve your professional goals. Check out upcoming in-person or online professional development programs and conferences from both Art Education Victoria and our partner organisations.

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Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) | Incinerator Gallery

Tuesday 11 December 2018, 9:30am-3:30pm


Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a powerful and exciting student-centred teaching methodology. Through open-ended inquiry and engagement with visual art, listening to others and hands-on practical experiences participants will gain an understanding of this pedagogy and consideration the benefits for their students and school community.

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Contemporary Art on the Road + Home

Tuesday 11 December 2018, 9.30am-3.00pm


Contemporary Art on the Road + Home is a professional development program founded to bring artists, art educators and teachers together to exchange ideas, share creative experiences and explore contemporary art and culture. The program has been designed to introduce teachers to a range of hands-on, expertly designed strategies and resources for teaching contemporary art in their classroom.

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KickstART 2019

Saturday 9 March, 2019, 10am-1pm VCE Art-2pm-5pm VCE Studio Arts

Art Education Victoria

Inspiration and insights to help you get ahead

Kickstart your VCE Art and Studio Arts studies with this student driven program. Hear from Top Arts exhibitors, high achieving students and expert educators to help current students gain inspiration and insight into VCE requirements and get the most out of your studies. Gain a clearer understanding of the Study Design and be empowered to further develop your folio and art work.

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NVAEC 2019 At the Heart: Inspiration, Bravery, Compassion and Connection | NGA

Monday - Wednesday 21 – 23 January 2019, 9:00-5pm


The conference program in 2019 will offer opportunities for teachers of all levels of schooling as well as artists and educators from the museum and gallery sector to explore a broad range of current issues in visual art education.

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Advanced Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) | Incinerator Gallery

Friday 14 December, 2018, 9:30am-3:30pm


In this one day program participants are provided with further opportunities for coaching and provided tools to extend their use of VTS. Teachers will complete tasks that assist with image selection and progression. Teachers will utilise tools to assess their students' development and growth over regular VTS lessons.

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