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ERIC Number: ED539469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Czech Republic 2007/08
Lajdova, Andrea; Slavik, Jan
This paper focuses on Czech Republic's arts and cultural education. The decisions related to cultural and creative dimension of education are made at the central level, by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The Ministry is responsible for the development of the Framework Educational Programme for Basic Education (FEP BE). One of the aims of the whole curriculum by the FEP BE is "Pupil respects, protects and appreciate national traditions and the country's cultural and historical heritage; has a positive attitude to works of art, has a sense of culture and creativity, gets actively involved in cultural and sporting activities." This paper contains the following sections: (1) Responsibility and purpose; (2) Organisation and aims of arts education; (3) Special provision with a focus on art education; (4) Assessment of pupils' progress and monitoring of standards in the arts; (5) Teacher education in the arts; (6) Initiatives; and (7) Ongoing reforms and proposals. (Contains 9 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eurydice
Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic