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POSTPONED: Creative Resilience and Philosophy for Children with Cubitt Artists

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Course (twilight)
Led by artist Sara Heywood and Philosophy for Children (P4C) facilitator Harriet Goodman, this workshop will explore how to facilitate a safe space where children can take creative risks and grow their resilience.  

This session is part of 11 by 11 Culture Bank, delivered by Islington Cultural Enrichment and School Improvement teams.
Learning outcomes

  • Increased confidence in delivering art activities in the classroom, including working individually and collaboratively 

  • Gained skills and knowledge in drawing and 3D art activities

  • Explored fresh approaches to P4C, 

  • Ideas and activities for supporting children to develop a growth mindset

Additional information
Sara will lead you through experimental mark making and large-scale 3D activities designed to raise confidence and challenge perfectionism. With Harriet, you'll explore how to use the 4Cs (caring, collaborative, creative and critical) and other P4C techniques to support children to reflect on their artwork and their emotional response to struggle.

About Cubitt Artists

Cubitt is an artist-led co-operative built on a belief in the value of art and artists in society. Cubitt enables contemporary visual arts practice to thrive as a critical, peer-led activity. Cubitt Education works with artists, participants and partners to develop projects which take place in schools, care settings, youth hubs and other community organisations in Islington. We seek to build long-term relationships which are premised on shared interests and collective learning.
Course categories
School Improvement
Target Audience
KS1 Teachers / KS2 Teachers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Cubitt Artists, 8 Angel Mews
Course organised by
Cultural Enrichment Team
Event Trainers
Islington Cultural Enrichment
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External cost
Start Date
Wednesday 18 March 2020
End Date
Wednesday 18 March 2020
16:00 - 18:00
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