St. Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney, Co. Kerry 2024

St. Brigid's Secondary School Transition year and 5th year students hosted an art exhibition in Killarney to share their 2024 Creative Engagement Project 'Personal Reflections'. Teachers: Alice Quilter & Fiona Archibald Artist: Tracy Sexton

St Jarlath’s College, Tuam, Co. Galway 2024

First year students in St Jarlath's College in Tuam enjoyed a felting workshop with artist Karena Ryan. Beautiful results. Teacher: Therese Kenny Artist: Karena Ryan

Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry 2024

Transition Year students from the Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry have completed their Lino printing Creative Engagement Project 2024. Teacher: Rebekah Power Artist: Rochelle...

Boyne Community School, Trim, Co. Meath 2024

Boyne Community School students had fun creating their art in the Clay workshop for their Creative Engagement Project 2024. Teacher: Jen Toner

Meánscoil San Nioclás, Rinn Ó gCuanach, Dún Garbhán, Co. Phort Láirge 2024

TY and Senior students of Meánscoil San Nicolás worked with renowned artist Kerryming Sun to create some beautiful stained glass art. Teacher: Maria Ní Dhonnabhain Artist: Kerryming Sun

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St. Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney, Co. Kerry 2024

St. Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney, Co. Kerry 2024

St. Brigid's Secondary School Transition year and 5th year students hosted an art exhibition in Killarney to share their 2024 Creative Engagement Project 'Personal Reflections'. Teachers: Alice Quilter & Fiona Archibald Artist: Tracy Sexton

Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry 2024

Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry 2024

Transition Year students from the Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry have completed their Lino printing Creative Engagement Project 2024. Teacher: Rebekah Power Artist: Rochelle...

Glenamaddy Community School, Co. Galway 2024

Glenamaddy Community School, Co. Galway 2024

Transition Year students in Glenamaddy Community School have completed their Creative Engagement Project 2024. Inspiration for the project came from silhouette portraiture which was a big trend in the 18th and 19th centuries. Silhouettes were quick to produce and...

Colaiste Muire, Ennis, Co. Clare 2024

Colaiste Muire, Ennis, Co. Clare 2024

Some beautiful work created by Transition Year students in Coláiste Muire, Ennis for their Creative Engagement Project 2024. The students were led by stained glass artist Nathalie El Baba. Teacher: Niamh Hickey Artist: Nathalie El...

Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore Dublin 2024

Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore Dublin 2024

Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore Dublin's Transition Year class worked alongside artist Season Dailey to design, plan and create a collaborative outdoor mural. They all thoroughly enjoyed the project and have learned so much. The weather was their biggest...

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Happy month of Brigid and Imbolc

Please send any images of projects to dermotcarney@napd.ie as they are developed so that I can post them. The second tranche of the funding does not come to me until the end of April. This will be sent to you once we have received the Evaluation Form which is on the...

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Arts in Education Portal Day submissions.

Arts in Education Portal callout Arts in Education Portal Deadline: Friday 15 September 2023 Artists, teachers, academics and arts education professionals….Do you want to be part of the eighth annual National Arts in Education Portal Day? The National Arts in...

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It is an arts-in-education programme.  This entails an artist or artists coming into the school to work with the students. A creative engagement happens when a local artist or  arts  group comes into the school and imparts their skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to the students.  This partnership has mutual benefits to both artist and school. Creative Engagement programme encompasses the arts in its broadest manifestation, from the visual arts to music, from theatre to dance and all the arts in between.

The Creative Engagement programme strives to encourage creativity, initiative and expression in our students and to complement curricular learning in the arts , heritage and culture.  NAPD envisions an education system energised through the arts and where creativity is a core activity in the post primary curriculum.   The NAPD Arts Culture and Heritage committee celebrates its twenty fourth anniversary this year 2023.  The Arts Culture and Heritage committee has been  administering the Creative Engagement programme in schools since 2005.