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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Celebrating 150 years of art | VCA
Throughout the yearPartner
For 150 years, the Victorian College of the Arts and its predecessor institutions have nurtured the talents of many of Australia’s best-known and most-treasured artists. ART150 reflects upon a rich and distinguished history, which began at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, and looks towards a vibrant future for Australian art and research.Read more
Creative and Connected - Winter School for Students | NGV
Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 July 2017, 9.30–4pmPartner
NGV's Winter School for senior art students provides two days of immersive learning and activity connecting students with artists and the creative process, original works, the NGV and other students. A unique opportunity to build on folio work and gain inspiration for Semester 2.Read more
Ignite Innovate Integrate | Kingswood Primary School
Friday August 11, 2017, 8.30-4pmConference
By 2025 we will be a fully automated society displacing 4,000,000 from the Australian economy. What capabilities are you teaching your students? At our 6th annual Ignite, Innovate, Integrate STEAM Conference, we are proud to present classroom practitioners that are working on the edge of required skills for the future.Read more
The National Geographic Photo Ark | Melbourne Zoo
1 July - 1 October 2017, 9-5pmPartner
This winter in an Australian-first, The National Geographic Photo Ark is coming to Melbourne Zoo. This exclusive photo exhibition is using the power of photography to inspire people to save animals before it’s too late.Read more
Rona Green Tattooed Self Portrait Workshop for Teachers | BAG
Wednesday 26 July 2017, 4–6.30pmPartner
In this fun and interactive Professional Development session, teachers will meet, enjoy wine and refreshments and hear the artist present the ideas in her exhibition Rona Green: Champagne taste and lemonade pockets. This will be followed by an exciting hands-on workshop focusing on creative self-portraiture.Read more
Art for students with Vision Impairment Professional Development | BAG
Thursday 17 August 2017, 9.30-4pmPartner
Michael Donnelly, artist and art educator, will present a hands-on workshop and seminar exploring options, strategies and issues related to working with blind and low vision students. Helen Attrill, Education Officer at Bendigo Art Gallery will demonstrate the new programs and materials on offer for people with vision impairments at the gallery.Read more
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Art Education Victoria exists for and because of our passionate community. Our members include art and generalist educators, schools and tertiary institutions, arts and cultural organisations, and businesses across Victoria and beyond. Become a member today to receive a range of benefits, join a community, and support collective advocacy for visual arts education.