Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School advocates art, craft and design as useful, critical, transforming, and therefore fundamental to a plural society. It offers a conceptual and practical framework for understanding the diverse nature of art and design in education at KS3 and the 14-19 curriculum. It provides support and guidance for learning and teaching in art and design, suggesting strategies to motivate and engage pupils in making, discussing and evaluating visual and material culture.
With reference to current debates, Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School explores a range of approaches to teaching and learning, it raises issues, questions orthodoxies and identifies new directions. The chapters examine:
The book is designed to provide underpinning theory and address issues for student teachers on PGCE and initial teacher education courses in Art and Design. It will also be of relevance and value to teachers in school with designated responsibility for supervision.
'I believe this book will become a beginning teacher's bible. It bridges the gap created by teaching practice … and college-based learning … It will enable students to access information easily, either to develop their own practice or for written assignments.' – TES
1. Contexts 2. Professional Development 3. Pupil Learning 4. Curriculum Planning 5. Resource Based Learning in Art and Design 6. Practice 7. Assessment 8. Issues in Craft and Design Education 9. Attitudes to Making 10. Critical Studies 11. Values in Art & Design Education 12. Inclusive curriculum in Art & Design 13. Further Professional Development 14. Critical Pedagogy in Art & Design Education