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.
- 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.
Themes and Disciplines
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.”
The conference will focus on the multidisciplinary discourses through keynote speakers, sessions and workshops on the following themes:
- First Theme: International, African and Arab standards for arts and education programs in the 21st century for lifelong learning.
- Second Theme: Technology and communication in arts and education programs for sustainability.
- Third Theme: Heritage, Creative Industries and Sustainable Development.
- Fourth Theme: Citizenship in arts and education programs.
- Fifth Theme: Cultural Observatory and Museum Studies.
- Sixth Theme: Early childhood، education issues and integrating special needs.
- Seventh theme: The arts, political and social integration of African and Arab women for sustainability.
First Theme: International, African and Arab standards for arts and education programs in the 21st century for lifelong learning.
- Art, mind development in the 21st century and the development of core competencies.
- Post-modern pedagogy in the 21st century for lifelong learning.
- Effective learning environments and attractive school.
- Effective teaching strategies, skills in arts and education programs.
- Educator’s Professional development in the fields of education and arts.
- Global skills and competencies trends of 21st framework in pre-university and university education.
- Developing methods of measuring and evaluating performance for 21st century competencies.
- Academic Accreditation within 21st Century Competencies.
- Criticism, appreciation and creation arts skills in education.
Second Theme: Technology and communication in arts and education programs for sustainability.
- High Tech media and interactive info media in arts and education programs.
- Digital competitive adaptive strategy in arts and education.
- Technological awareness in the 21st century and digital literacy.
- Digital art and image culture in interactive communication processes of postmodern arts education.
- Virtual and enhanced reality in arts education programs.
- Verbal & visual Communication and digital literacy.
Third Theme: Heritage, Creative Industries and Sustainable Development.
- Creative industries and arts professions in support of sustainable economy.
- Labor Economics market, green skills and jobs, management of educational and arts projects, and revival of heritage crafts.
- Life and work skills supporting the values of productivity, competitiveness and sustainable development.
- Policies and programs of entrepreneurship cultural education in arts.
- Arts criticism as Criticism of society with a view to development and sustainability.
- Economic concepts in dealing rationally with environmental resources.
- Policies for arts practice and education within the limited funding framework.
- Investment of environmental raw materials and industrial remnants in art and education.
- Popular and heritage techniques in art and art education.
Fourth Theme: Citizenship in arts and education programs.
- The concept of citizenship within the dimensions of global awareness in arts and education programs.
- Citizenship and the cultural variables of human rights principles.
- Guidelines for intercultural education and citizenship principles.
- Art sciences, building aesthetic knowledge and maximizing the use of arts in human development.
- Arts Appreciation and modifying aesthetic behavior and community development.
- Criticism and art appreciation versus the ideologies of extremism.
- Global awareness and the culture of citizenship in arts and education programs.
Fifth Theme: Cultural Observatory and Museum Studies.
- 1. Green museums an integration of the sustainability concept.
- Human heritage, popular culture and multiculturalism.
- Marketing economics and communication in museum exhibitions.
- Cultural activity Programs and museum training for sustainability.
- Art museums: popular Culture, history,’ and civil development.
- Virtual and Museum exhibitions
- 7. Virtual museums: Readings in cultures and positives of cultural exchange.
Sixth Theme: Early childhood، education issues and integrating special needs.
- Early childhood curricula within complementary approaches to arts and education programs.
- Methods and mechanisms of supporting children in hostile and wore situations in arts and education programs.
- Art therapy programs.
- Arts programs supporting eliminated and disadvantaged groups.
- Arts education programs and strategies for special needs groups to enhance the quality of life.
- Institutional and community partnership to integrate children with special needs into arts and education programs.
- Art appreciation programs teaching life skills and educational curriculums for early childhood and children with special needs.
Seventh theme: The arts, political and social integration of African and Arab women for sustainability.
- Educational and story books illustrations, and women discrimination.
- Conceptual transformations of women’s mental images in the arts and collective awareness.
- Activities arts skills and creative industries training programs for women.
- Arts and societal issues of family and women.
- The role of women in supporting the concepts of citizenship and community sustainable development.
- The role of educational and cultural institutions in empowering women work.
- The role of women in supporting creativity and innovation and adopting developmental strategies.
Call for Papers
We are calling for proposals for research paper or work, interactive workshops, posters, exhibitions or seminars.
We also offer options for participation of individuals, who cannot attend, and authors and publishers who want to present their published books.
Abstracts may be submitted for the following:
Oral présentation – Research Stream
Oral presentation for researchers will form the 1-hour parallel sessions for 20 minutes each, including 5 minutes for questions. Presenters are requested NOT to read their papers, but to discuss the essence of their research and submit their full papers for publication after the Conference.
Oral Presentation for Non-Researchers
These are presentations for non-researchers such as teachers and artists to present their school’s programs, artist’s work, projects etc. Presenters are requested to display their PowerPoint Presentations, discuss their work and submit their full papers for publication after the Conference.
Posters will be displayed in a separate hall. Times will be allocated for poster discussion and presentation.
Books will be reviewed by the authors in a special session.
Dates and Deadlines
|Early Registration Closes||December 1st, 2017|
|Late Submission of Work||February 1st, 2018|
|Notification of Results (on abstract)||February 15st, 2018|
|Submission of Papers for Blind Peer Review||Mars 1st, 2018|
Full papers for blind peer review submitted by Mars 1st, 2018 to the AmeSea Journal should be sent to [email protected] with the subject “Submission to the Editor”. or using this Registration form