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CRAFTed  - Creative Crafts Skills 


Creative Craft Skills to enhance the delivery of the Visual Arts Curriculum is a hands-on exploration of Drawing, Painting, Fabric & Fibre, Printmaking, Clay & Construction.

Planning and designing craft based class projects and exploring themes, materials and skills that support an integrated process led approach to the curriculum. 

Run in collaboration with the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s (DCCoI ) CRAFTed Programme. All tutors are selected from the DCCoI Education Panel and have received training in the delivery of the Primary School Visual Arts Curriculum.

Running week of 1st  – 5th July 2019 in the following Education Centres:


Kilkenny Education Centre - Carrie Lynam & Adele Stanley 


West Cork - Julie Forrester 


Sligo - Anna Faye 

Mayo - Susan Basler 


Athlone - Francis Kilcommins 


Laois - Christine Van Bussel & Marika Miklosi 


Kerry - Aidan Power


Dublin West - Gabi McGrath

Limerick - Aoife Slattery & Eilis Murphy 

To book please contact your local education centre directly. Places fill up fast so book in advance to avoid disappointment.

What teachers say about CRAFTed Summer CPD:

“This course was absolutely fantastic. Lots of hands on experience and lots of stimulation for ideas for the coming school year. “ 

Clare Education Centre 2018 

“An excellent course - lots of ideas to the classroom. Opportunity to explore the Visual Arts at its best.” 

West Cork education Centre 2018

“Super week, very enjoyable” 

Kilkenny Education Centre 2018 

“It was a really enjoyable active and practical week. Just what was needed after a busy school year”

West Cork Education Centre, 2016