The Arte na Escola [Art in School] Program – UFSC is part of the Arte na Escola Network, an organization that connects Brazilian cultural, educational and Higher Education Institutions (HEI) with the Arte na Escola Institute, with the objective to train art teachers through local partnerships.
The program combines efforts to provide means and multiple materials for the teaching of art. It also provides conditions for the continuing training of primary education teachers from the official education network. The Arte na Escola Network is present in more than 20 Brazilian states and develops its actions through the Continuing Education, the Media Library and the Prêmio Arte na Escola Cidadã [Art Award in the Citizen School] Programs.
The UFSC Center is currently coordinated by the Colégio de Aplicação [Laboratory School] and the Arts and Culture Department at UFSC.
The Continuing Education programs are held at the Arte na Escola Institute headquarters in São Paulo and at member universities of the Arte na Escola Network, which, through their actions, reach the public school systems.
- Study groups;
- Conferences and meetings.
The Media Library Program produces and distributes educational materials that help teachers with their teaching practice. These materials can be found at the Arte na Escola Network Centers.
– DVD Library with educational materials (see the list of DVDs available for loan to faculty, researchers and students registered in the program);
– Teacher Handbooks;
– Educational Kits;
– Image Databases and Toy Libraries.
Prêmio Arte na Escola Cidadã [Art Award in the Citizen School]
The Prêmio Arte na Escola Cidadã [Art Award in the Citizen School] nationally recognizes and highlights quality educational projects on the teaching of art, valuing primary and secondary education teachers throughout Brazil. The projects are selected among the members of the Arte na Escola Network.
The Arte na Escola Program also develops projects and provides assistance for cultural institutes and museums concerning teacher education and the elaboration of educational actions.
Coordinator at UFSC: Prof. Débora da Rocha Gaspar
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/Arte-na-Escola-Polo-UFSC
To learn more about the Arte na Escola Institute, visit www.artenaescola.org.br.