February 16, 2015

A Skills Perspective on Arts Education

In 2015, NYAP’s Youth Arts Blog will be asking a series of funders about why and how they fund Arts Programmes for young people. In this […]
December 22, 2014

What Lessons Do The Arts Teach Us About The Times We Live In?

What lessons do the arts teach us about the times we live in? Ciaran Benson examines this question, in this, his final blog, responding to Eisners […]
December 22, 2014

The Intrinsic and Distinctive Value of the Arts

Which of Eisner’s Lessons show us the intrinsic and distinctive value of the Arts? In this his third blog, Ciaran Benson teases out this question and […]
December 22, 2014

Where Do the Arts Belong in Everyday Life?

What is the value of art? In this, his second blog, Ciaran Benson challenges us to adjust our thinking about where the arts actually belong in […]
December 22, 2014

How Should We Best Describe the Role of the Arts in the Education of Irish Young People?

How should we best describe the role of the arts, in the education of Irish Young people? In this his first blog responding to Elliot Eisner’s […]
December 15, 2014

The Artist’s Intention and the Purpose of Art Work

In this, his second blog, John continues to look at both the artist’s intention and the purpose of art-work through examples of art-forms other than pop-music: […]
December 12, 2014

In Art, Small Differences Can Have Large Effects

What can a new U2 album teach us about the purpose of Art? In this, our first blog responding to Eliiot Eisner’s “Lessons”, playwright and acknowledged […]
December 8, 2014
Development Education

Young People, 2015 and Beyond: February 10th 2015

Dublin Castle, Tuesday 10th February, 2015 “2015 must be the year the world wakes up and delivers a safer, more just future for children and young […]
December 5, 2014

Thank You and A Special End to 2014 for our Blogger in Residence Series

“To neglect the contribution of the arts in education, either through inadequate time, resources or poorly trained teachers, is to deny children access to one of […]
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