Working with Western Australia’s remote, regional and urban Aboriginal creative sector to connect contemporary artists with artistic networks, collectors, professional and economic development opportunities; and national and international exposure through exhibitions and public art commissions.
Partnering equitably with Aboriginal artists, art workers, art centres and enterprises to facilitate pathways to sustaining culture, increased income generation, different creative mediums, cultural exchange, and contemporary celebrations and understandings of traditional knowledge through art.
FORM’s Creative Learning Program aims to improve the learning outcomes of young Western Australians. It does so by activating creative learning strategies through the establishment of meaningful partnerships between teachers, creative (arts) practitioners and young people.
This program builds on robust international evidence that deploying art based pedagogies across the curriculum improves the quality and impact of general education.
Creative Schools is a learning program that explores the academic, emotional and social value of bringing ‘creative practitioners’ directly into school environments, through a sustained engagement. Creative Schools is a FORM developed program, designed and implemented in partnership with Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE), an international foundation dedicated to unlocking the creativity of children and young people.
For more information visit: creativeschools.com.au
The only certainty about the future is uncertainty. Many educators recognise the importance of creativity for young people: the ability to develop original solutions, to cope with unpredictability, to respond positively to change and to display flexibility of mind.
Through the Creative Learning program, FORM designs projects that prepare young people for the unpredictable future by nurturing their creative habits of mind: being inquisitive, collaborative, persistent,disciplined and imaginative.
Improved subject learning outcomes in Maths, Literacy, HASS or Science of schools.
The Creative Schools Program was initiated and is managed by FORM, provided by the Department of Education and is financially supported by the Western Australian Government.