Ministry of Education, Guyana

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 09:14

Background/Justification

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The Unit of Allied Arts has social responsibility for coordinating specific art forms of Dance, Drama, Music, Art and Craft and Physical Education and Sports as part of the national curriculum of the school.

However, the Expressive Arts programme is not generally perceived to be as important as other subjects on the curriculum. In fact there are a number of factors that militate against the successful implementation of this programme. These include inappropriate physical facilities, limited teaching personnel and inadequate supply of instructional material and equipment.

Published in Expressive Arts Policy
Thursday, 17 October 2013 11:05

Expressive Arts of Drama

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Drama is alive, it is doing, it is being, it provides a medium through which an individual can express himself or herself. It is a process that helps students 'see beyond' the printed text.

Published in Allied Arts Unit

According to Annie Kidder, “Creativity is one of the key skills necessary to prosper in the twenty-first century, and arts education is one of the best ways to foster creativity and student engagement. It teaches students to express themselves, work with others and take risks.”

Published in News & Events
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