Learning through Art

Centrum Ksztalcenia Ustawicznego Nr 2 (CKU2)

Name of N-arts activity: Nauka poprzez sztukę / Learning through art 

A set of art activities offered to the students in addition to their curricular studies, to help learners to open up to the arts, understand themselves, broaden their horizons, and to link art activities to disciplines of the curriculum in adult education such as mathematics, which seems to be distant.

Centrum Ksztalcenia Ustawicznego Nr 2 (CKU2)

Name of N-arts activity: Nauka poprzez sztukę / Learning through art 

A set of art activities offered to the students in addition to their curricular studies, to help learners to open up to the arts, understand themselves, broaden their horizons, and to link art activities to disciplines of the curriculum in adult education such as mathematics, which seems to be distant.

Intention

Adopting an active attitude in the process of learning through art at an adult education facility

The Process

Abandoning the usual patterns of learning (acquired at school)

Adopting the attitude of an active observer

Opening the mind to something new and unknown

Discovering one's own self- agency and creativity

Acquiring the belief that I am also an active part of my own teaching process (open learners’ perception and sensitivity to the surrounding world and process of education)

Awakening the will to do something new

Willingness to share your ideas, doubts and suggestions

Changing the way of learning (decision-based on your own desire)

Critical Points

changing the form of following the curriculum

sharing new ideas for active teaching and learning

 

The impact indicators of the N-arts activity "Learning through Art" on learners were gained through qualitative interviews with the participants. The key findings were then related to the to the dynamic action model "5 Ways to Wellbeing" (by New Economics Foundation NEF).