The Tory objection to creative education

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has warned young people that choosing to study arts subjects at school could "hold them back for the rest of their lives".


The art critic Ruskin referred to the balance of art education as representing heart, head and hand. That might be referred to as attitude, aptitude and application in less emotive or poetic language. At the core of this sentiment is the idea that a person is seeking to grow and become effective in the world.
A response from Paul Haywood, NAFAE Chair.

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Fine Art Research Network Symposium:
Correlating Theory and Practice in Fine Art Research

Call for Papers and Proposals for Poster Presentations
New Deadline: 28 November 2014
Send abstracts to howard.riley@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk


Set up under the auspices of the National Association for Fine Art Education, and organised by a team of Fine Art research students, the inaugural Fine Art Research Network Symposium will take place at London Metropolitan University in March 2015.


Open to research students and their supervisors across the UK and Europe, the event is intended to stimulate discussion and networking for those working in the field of fine art research


The Symposium aims to explore and debate the relationshipsbetween practice and theory in Fine Art research and education, through a consideration of the multifaceted ways in which this relationship can be articulated, adapted and applied.


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