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How to Make Your Art Department Budget go Further!

What can you do in the art room that costs practically nothing? What can you create when you have no budget left? Most art teachers have to manage on a really tight budget, so...

How to Learn Student Names Quickly: 26 Names within 5 Minutes!

Do you struggle to learn student names? This guest blog post by Jo Baker details her tried and tested method on how to learn student names quickly. It's a great read, especially as we...

8 Tips for Running A School Art Exhibition

Art exhibitions are an integral and exciting part of the art-making process. There’s something special about seeing your drawing framed, your painting glazed, or your sculpture displayed in a professional manner. Your students will...

10 Must-Have Art Resources for the New Academic Year

So what 10 resources on The Arty Teacher would help you make an excellent start to the new academic year?  I've listed below 10 must-have art resources that will help you feel organised for...
art department recovery curriculum

What is an Art Department Recovery Curriculum?

Are you being asked to design a recovery curriculum for your art and design department? A recovery curriculum is a curriculum, as suggested by Barry Carpenter, CBE, Professor of Mental Health in Education, Oxford Brookes...

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