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Spirit of ANZAC Public Art Exhibition

NAZAN ZENGIN


Involvement in an arts program has gains in many other subject areas including literacy, numeracy, history, cognitive ability, critical thinking and problem solving. The Arts connect our students to the world and give them a new way of seeing things.  Sirius College has adapted this view in recent years. Prior to 2014, the arts program was an on and off basis. In the recent years, the college has placed significant emphasis and budget into building the arts and music departments.

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It was always my dream to teach visual arts one day. In 2015, during my first year in teaching visual arts, we were approached by the Hume City Council about the upcoming ANZAC Centenary and whether we would like to be involved. Our college agreed it would be a great opportunity and supported the arts department, so we embarked on the journey to hold a public art exhibition. The idea excited our LOTE department teachers, as the opportunity... (log in or join to continue reading)

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