Education and the arts … developmental prospects 2030
The second AmeSea Africa & Middle East international conference
And the third inSEA international Congress
The Congress Themes:
The current congress responds to many changes in the field of education and arts education. UNESCO organized in collaboration with UNICEF, the World Bank, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations for women (UN Women), UNHCR and World Education Forum which held in Incheon, Korea 19 – 22 May, 2015 which decelerate that education was adopted by 2030 as a framework that sets a new vision for education in the next 15 years to achieve the fourth objective of sustainable development.
In addition, activating the recommendations of the second Regional Conference of, the 2nd NEPAD Regional Conference on Arts Education for the Northern & Eastern African, which held in Cairo from 23 to 25 May 2017, the recommendations focused on the importance of creating a universal and African language for communication through arts education, Pursuing 21st century skills within teaching and learning strategies in arts education programs in the light of regional foundations, Planning to include an agreement to activate art education for refugees and migrants through museums, develop a common model for arts education policies in Africa, affirming African identity by including its common heritage in the fields of arts education.
The congress is an expression of a global vision of education and development: “Ensuring a fair and inclusive education for all and enhancing lifelong learning opportunities”. Taking into account the unfinished vision of the education for all agenda, the achievement of the millennium development goals on education, addressing the challenges of national education moving forward on the road map of teaching arts in the twenty-first century.
The main theme of the congress:
“Emphasizing the unity of the arts and education integration and its role as a supportive force to meet the developmental، environment، social and economic needs of present and future generations and prepare them for lifelong learning in a fair، inclusive، global and sustainable manner through the development and reconstruction of arts and education curricula.”
- Setting common standards and objectives for the arts and education curricula that bring together the conjoint and individuality of the cultural and social dimensions in the context of globalization.
- Adopting the concepts of the requirements of arts and education in the 21st century for life and work to prepare a better and more successful graduate, qualified for local, regional and international competition.
- Review and update the terms of, objectives, concepts, educational and technical standards in parallel with intellectual, social and practical requirements.
- Develop a strategy to preserve the cultural and artistic heritage in relation with the global heritage.
- Studying the researches, programs and applications of museum education, in order to achieve its cultural and educational role among the various categories of visitors and beneficiaries.
- Integrate the ideas, innovations and effectiveness of creative industries into arts and education in school programs as a preparation of graduate for successful productive life and jobs.
- Encourage an open and meaningful dialogue that enhances awareness of the role of creative arts in schools and educational societies.
- Emphasizing that arts and education are basic factors of confirming the values of democracy and social justice.
- Publication of field studies and applied research on the role of arts and education in sustainable development.
- Encourage studies on the interrelationship between environment and climate, politics and society, individuality and humanity in relation to arts and education