CRAFTed 2017

CRAFTed learning skills for life

Deadline 30th November 2016

Are you a primary school teacher or do you know of a National School that might benefit from taking part in a craft and visual arts project, working with a professional craftsperson in the classroom?

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) is looking for interested primary school teachers to take part in CRAFTed primary school’s programme in 2017.

To find out more see our website to view examples of CRAFTed school projects from around the nation, watch our short CRAFTed film, access craft based Visual Art lesson plans and download an application form to take part in CRAFTed 2017. Interested teachers are asked to contact Monaghan Education Centre with Application Form by November 30th. CRAFTed Schools Information Pack

Watch our short CRAFTed film for further insight into the programme

About CRAFTed

The Design and Crafts Council of Irelands CRAFTed Programme gives Primary School children and teachers an exciting opportunity to explore their creativity and learn new skills by working with professional craftspeople in the classroom.

For Teachers

CRAFTed supports teachers in the delivery of the Visual Arts (VA) curriculum and investigates how craft processes can contribute to learning in other subject areas such as Social, Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE) curriculum. Please click here to download a digital poster for your school noticeboard.

 For Students

CRAFTed provides collaborative training, access to highly skilled craftspeople and gives both teachers and students the opportunity to explore new materials such as clay, fiber and metals.