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Arteach Training

Professional Art Teacher
Training Course

ARTeach is an in-house professional art teacher training course provided by UniqArts and Technologies. After completion of the course, teachers will arm with practical knowledge, best approach and ability to teach art and creativity with confidence. This course is by qualified, trained and experienced trainer Mr. Paul Lee with over 25 years of field teaching experience with knowledge of art, creativity, human development, psychology and art therapy.

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Course Objectives
This course is to provide knowledge and techniques of teaching art and creativity to children at different age group and stages. To learn the methods of teaching art and creativity to the young at different level. To understand the different developmental stages of children in art making and creative thinking. To learn the effective and efficient ways of teaching art. Learn how to do class preparation, classroom management, materials handling and post teaching activities. ARTeach course is subject to change and modification in according to appropriateness and any new improved elements to equip teachers with effectivness and efficiency.

ARTeach Course Structure

ARTeach Course is a complete art training program with structured curriculum to cover various aspect of teaching to different age group, medium and population. The curriculum is by modules and specific age group. The course covers general area of teaching Art and Creativity in a private and school setting.

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Preschool Foundation


Learn how to teach Art to the pre-school children age 4 to 6 years old. You will learn child development at this stage and how to teach the foundation of drawing, colouring and expression through art.  Course covers  theories, techniques, and practical skills for teaching this group of early learners. What are your preparation as an art teacher and methods of transferring drawing and coloring skills to them. Learn how to plan the lesson, subjects and grouping. Learn how to cultivate creativity at this group of children. Learn how to do basic behavioral management, classroom performance and provide feedback.

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Primary School Level


Learn how to teach students at Primary school level, age 7 to 12 in art, drawing, creativity and colouring. The course covers scope and depth of fine arts development for this group of students. The preparation and art supplies implication. In addition, learn how to teach and coach students to apply their foundation and how to introduce fine arts techniques such as paint works, colouring effects, sketching and shading, etc.  Learn how to teach 3D clay sculptures and perspectives. Learn how to do behavioral management, classroom performance and provide feedback.

3D Clay Modelling

Learn how to teach 3-dimensional sculptures and models. Learn how to teach the use of basic tools for sculpturing and how to teach them the use of acrylic paint to do finishing. Course covers the technique of providing instructions and method of coaching the students for building various decorative, functional and 3D models. Finally, learn how to teach students doing remedy and final touch up of the sculptures.
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Secondary School Level


Learn how to teach Art to Secondary school students age 12 to 16. Understand the development stages of art in this group of students. Learn how to provide appropriate mentoring approach for teaching adolescents group.  Course covers the technique of providing instructions and method of coaching the students for this age group. Learn how to teach observation, art research, art history, concept and provide creative space for this level. Learn how to teach realistic fine art, creative expression, and perspectives.

Art Materials Management

Learn how to teach the usage and application of different art materials for different age group and level. Understand the safety and good practice of materials handling. Learn how to manage art materials in an organized and appropriate manners.
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Classroom Management

Learn how to manage classroom for art and creativity. Understanding the common effective class management for students at different levels to enjoy their  art making, drawing, painting, and teacher is not stressed for some behavioral issues. Learn how to be dynamic and flexible in managing different students needs, changing layout and subjects appropriately. Learn how to do observation and study the group dynamic.

Online Virtual Classroom Teaching

Learn how to teach Art via online Virtual classroom. Understand the basic setup in term of hardware and software requirement for teaching Art online. Learn how to take art class effectively via Online like Zoom.

Curriculum Planning

Learn how to create appropriate Curriculum for teaching various Art subjects. Understand the syllabus planning for different level and age group. Learn how to integrate art as therapy, joy, and knowledge based syllabus for a full spectrum of fun learning.

Behavioral Management

Learn how to manage some common behavioral issues of students during class. Understanding how to manage them would be critical for successful and effective learning as an individual and also as a group. Learn how to manage them as appropriate and when necessary.

Performance Management

Learn how to do Performance measurement, analysis and strategy to ensure class is run smoothing with positive outcome. Understanding how to set the classroom rules with flexibility for creativity. 

Creativity Teaching

Learn about the technique of teaching creativity and how to integrate them into the class syllabus. Understand and learn the process of creativity and how they affect the product in art. Learn the common creative talents of the students and how to nurture them accordingly.

Art as a form of Therapy

Learn about the important of ART as therapy and what are the essential elements that make ART as therapy. Learn how to provide appropriate space, environment and mentoring approach for art as a form of therapeutic activity.

ARTeach Fee and Duration

Full ARTeach Teacher Training fee is tweleve thousands in Singapore Dollars (S$12,000.00). Duration  of training: 6 months or 24  sessions.  Each session is 2 hours. There will be home assignment. Course fee is payable in 3 instalments. Fee is payable prior training commencement.

Pre-requisite

As we are training Art teachers and therefore, the Art Teachers MUST be competent in Art (drawing, painting, clay, etc.).  You must be a matured adult who has a background in fine Art (visual art) from a recognised art institution or for self-taught persons, you MUST demonstrate good fine art skills and knowhow. Strong passion in art and teaching. Enjoy working with children, caring and love children. Ability to communicate well in English (written and spoken)Responsible and committed to teaching or any given assignment. Any interested participant, please send us your portfolio of art works for assessment.

Pre-ARTeach Overview

Pre-ARTeach meeting is given for any interested participants who are qualified to take up this training program. Participants taking ARTeach will engage with trainer, it is also an assessment for UniqArts and participants. Pre-ARTeach covers what are the criteria and pre-requisite for art teachers when teaching art to various age group and interest. There will be overview of ARTeach program and how do we train ART teachers. A fee of S$80/= is applicable for this Pre-Arteach meeting if necessary. 

Certificate of ARTeach

A certiciate of ARTeach Attendance to be given for those who completed at least 90% of the ARTeach program and successfully completed given assignment. Please note that this is a privately issued Certicate by UniqArts, it is not associated with any third party education institute or authority.

ARTeach Intake

Next Intake is being scheduled from Jan 17, 2021, Sunday, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Schedule is subject to change without notice

Training Venue

50 East Coast Road #02-32 Roxy Square 1 Singapore 428769. Online training via Zoom may be arranged if necessary or a hybrid of online and physical classroom. It will be advised accordingly.

Teaching Methodologies

We provide comprehensive methods with ground research, child theories, art therapy and practices with proven practical training program:

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Creativity-Juice

ARTeach program uses Creativity-Juice program to cover the area of creativity. With the Creativity-Juice program knowledge, ARTeach will train teacher with skills in facilitating creative thinking, creative problem-solving and visual thought process. This is essential for art teacher because art is a space with huge potential of creative development.
Art and Psychology

This program uses the child psychology and child developmental theories. Art plays an important role for a child growing up. It is therefore sigificant to understand how to provide appropriate teaching at different stages of child development. The course integrates with psychology and art into appropriate art as therapy, wellness, awareness and reflection.

Creative Art Therapy
In addition to the child development, we will cover the therapeutic process of using creativity and art for this ARTeach program. This is to provide a know-how and practical tips when teaching art so that children can build resilience, resourcefulness and wellness at the same time.

About ARTeach Trainer

ARTeach program is by qualified and trained artist art teacher Mr. Paul Lee.  Mr. Lee is a Singapore born artist, art therapist, and founder of UniqArts and Technologies in 1995. Mr. Lee holds a Master in Arts in Art Therapy from LaSalle College of the Arts and a Bachelor Degree in Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. He also received his fine art certificate from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore. He has been teaching art since 1989 and experience in running different types of creative therapies for individuals, group or corporations. He is the author of the popular drawing books series - "Drawing is Easy".

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