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CRAFTed  - Approaching the Curriculum through Creativity


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 Ireland’s (DCCI ) 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.

Courses will run* 1st  – 7th July 2020 in the following Education Centres:

* Pending Department of Education Approval


Kilkenny Education Centre


Education Centre Tralee


Clare Education Centre


Athlone Education Centre


Monaghan Education Centre


Athlone Education Centre


Dublin West Education Centre


Limerick Education Centre


Sligo Education Centre


Laois Education Centre


Mayo Education Centre


Donegal Education Centre

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

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