Now in it’s 4th year, the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards gives students, teachers and schools a chance to be recognised and rewarded for their participation in the dramatic arts. There are lots of budding actors, singers, dancers, choreographers and writers in schools and this might be their opportunity to shine. [click to continue…]
Music Generation Sligo, in collaboration with the Centre for Special Educational Needs Inclusion and Diversity (CSENID) in St. Angela’s College, Sligo, have developed a music resource for teachers working with pupils with ASD.
Launched at a recent seminar in St. Angela’s College and piloted over the past two years in two ASD units [click to continue…]
A New Method For Music Education
In 2008 I created a new system of music notation as part of a Masters in Music and Media Technology in Trinity College Dublin. My aim was to create a type of musical notation that could be used and understood by everyone, regardless of their previous musical experience. I wanted to create musical collaborations between professional and amateur musicians from different backgrounds and I found that traditional notation was not suitable for this purpose. [click to continue…]
April 24th – 29th sees the arrival of our 6th annual Digital Art Week. This gives primary school children around Ireland the opportunity to share their digital art with other children around the country and complete some fun visual arts activities. [click to continue…]
‘Spotlight on South Sudan’ is a new drama/development education resource which uses the methodology of process drama to enable children to learn, through imagined experience, about life in South Sudan. South Sudan, the world’s youngest independent nation, faces tremendous challenges such as the ongoing conflict, extreme levels of poverty, internal displacement and so on.
The resource is broken into two separate schemes aimed at different class levels [click to continue…]