The Big Drawing Debate

Time for TEA, our national symposium on 9 November, is for educators and artists to debate "how can we promote the importance of visual literacy?"


Date: 16/06/2024 – 16/06/2024


The Big Draw say:

TEA is about drawing as thinking, expression and action, drawing to learn as well as learning to draw and about supporting TEAchers.

The symposium will be an opportunity for policy makers, art, craft, design and student teachers, artists and designers working in education and educators in other settings to focus on drawing as a medium for learning.

Speakers include:

Ian Middleton, Ofsted’s National Advisor for Art, Craft and Design Education
Colin Wiggins, Special Projects curator at The National Gallery
Professor Paul Sproll, Head of Department of Teaching and Learning in Art and Design at Rhode Island School of Design
Christophe Egret, influential architect
Eileen Adams, leading educationalist
Susan Coles, President of the NSEAD and arts consultant

These speakers will reflect on the importance of drawing in art, design and education. Workshops led by teachers will share current practice. The symposium will launch an e-book and downloadable PDFs. The resources will provide ideas, showcase the work of teachers and students and offer arguments for drawing as a tool for learning.

Tickets: £25, TEA Participants: Free

For more information go to: http://www.bigdrawshop.co.uk/collections/campaign-for-drawing-events/products/tea-tickets

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