The itinerary is based in New York City, an international hub of the arts scene. It includes visits to galleries, walking tours with local experts, lectures and workshops. At times, the group will split in order to provide specialised activities for teachers in both art and design.
Professional development on this carefully planned program will be provided by Katie Waud and Craig Malyon, senior teachers well known in the Visual Arts and Design field. They will provide workshops and facilitate collegial discussions on best teaching practice. In addition, the itinerary includes a series of guided tours and site visits with experts. There is also time at leisure for sightseeing and soaking up the local culture.
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This program is designed to cover key learning outcomes from courses of Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Textiles, Fashion and other related subject areas.
11 day itinerary based in New York City.
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Tour leader: Katie Waud
Katie is an accomplished teacher of Technology and Applied Studies specialising in Textiles and Design having taught for the past 12 years. She is currently the Director of Creative Arts at Wenona School and a HSC marker. She has a Bachelor of Education Major in Design from University of Sydney and Masters of Art and Design Education at UNSW – College of Fine Arts. Katie has been part of the Technology Association for the past 10 years and has recently received the Professional Teachers Council NSW Outstanding Professional Service Award.
Tour leader: Craig Malyon
Craig is a dynamic and passionate Visual Arts teacher and writer, currently teaching at International Grammar School. He has a Masters of Art and Design Education, College of Fine Arts and has been awarded a number of scholarships. Craig has written a number of resources for Visual Arts teachers and contributes to art magazines. Craig brings a depth of experience to the practice of teaching and is a strong advocate for art education.
- 10 nights accommodation at the Hotel Edison Manhattan in twin-share rooms with ensuite facilities
- All breakfasts and 4 dinners
- 7-Day Unlimited public transport pass
- All entrance fees as per itinerary
- Local guides, lectures and workshops as per itinerary
- Tipping for included services
- Academy Travel document wallet and luggage tag