Arts Education and Community Engagement
Arts Education and Community Engagement is a two-semester Graduate Certificate program at Centennial College designed to ladder students into careers in arts education and community arts.
|Full-time Duration:||1 year|
Students in the Arts Education and Community Engagement program at Centennial College will learn how to design arts educational programming that is pedagogically sound and that meets the needs of diverse communities. Students will apply best practices of community arts work and will be trained to facilitate arts-based social justice initiatives. Students will also learn about a variety of careers in arts education and community development through research, mentorship, and field placements. Graduates of this program will be equipped to manage a professional career in arts and learning and to incorporate community-engaged arts work into their existing creative practice.
By modelling innovative pedagogy, this program teaches students to innovate for themselves. By partnering with leading arts organizations, this program facilitates connections and opportunities within the sector. By emphasizing global citizenship, social justice, and cultural competency, this program helps students locate these concerns at the heart of their creative and educational practice.
“A good opportunity to be a member of the research team to conduct research for reputed institutions like University of Toronto and Centennial College. Gained a lot a new knowledge and hands-on experience in conducting research. Learned sampling techniques and different data analysis methods.”
Sushil Anu // Performance of Existing Oil-Grit Separators (Stormceptor) and Development a New Generation of Urban Sediment-Contaminant Separators
- Cultural Programmer
- Education Officer
- Community Engagement Officer
- Outreach Officer
- Arts School Coordinator
- Youth Arts Worker
- Artistic Educator