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Teachers' Academy 2013 Utrecht & Amsterdam
Online Registration Now Open!

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Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15 April 2013

The Utrecht School of the Arts opens its doors to the 6th ELIA Teachers’ Academy 2013 - Preparing the Artist of Tomorrow held 24 - 26 June 2013 in Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

What is the Teachers' Academy?
The Teachers’ Academy is an international platform for ideas and practices for teachers in artschools in Europe and beyond. Its main aim is to contribute to the professional development for lecturers in higher arts education.

Delegates have the opportunity to meet lecturers from all over the world, presenting innovative working methods and practices, and are invited to explore and engage with the exhibitions and performances of the ELIA NEW NOW LIVE Festival.

The 3 day programme offers keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and panel discussions. The in-depth exchange of ideas at the ELIA Teachers’ Academy in Utrecht will provide a critical framework for informed discussions on selected work presented in the NEW NOW LIVE Festival in Amsterdam.

Teachers' Academy Participants Will...
+ Engage with innovative pedagogic and research methods at an international level;
+ Acquire new insights and practices about educating artists in and across the art disciplines;
+ Share their latest ideas and practices with international colleagues.

Preparing the Artist of Tomorrow
The ELIA Teachers’ Academy 2013 will address the following themes:
+ Social entrepreneurship (sustainability, co-creation and new business models)
+ Digital technologies (their use and impact in teaching environments and arts practices)
+ The artist as content maker (re-imagining the craft of content production in and outside the arts).

For full information regarding registration visit the
Teachers' Academy Registration Information Page.

For full programme details visit the
Teachers' Academy Programme Page.

Please direct all questions and enquiries to
ELIA Conference Manager Barbara Revelli at




Call for Participation: MA and PhD Students
Fourth International Research Conference in Arts Science, Arts Practice, Cultural Policy and Cultural Management
, Policy and Tourism

The Arts Research Institute of Ilia State University, Georgia, in cooperation with Stichting Caucasus Foundation, the SHARE network and ELIA invites proposals from MA and PhD students to participate in The Fourth International Scientific Conference for scholars from the fields of Arts Sciences, Arts Practice, and Cultural Management, Policy and Tourism to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia,
30 April - 2 May 2013.

For more information and to apply click here.
Deadline for abstract: 25 March 2013





Languages through Lenses
Best of 2008-2012 Launches!

Languages through Lenses is a student short film competition about the advantages of learning and speaking foreign languages and illustrating the enriching experiences of cultural exchanges.

19 short films out of 90 have been selected for the Best of Languages through Lenses 2008-2012.

These films are now available for download in Broadcast quality and can be presented free of charge on television, in festivals, cinemas, language learning institutions, universities and beyond

To view all the films selected for the Best Of visit

Please direct all questions and enquiries to
ELIA Project Manager Ute Kohlmann at




Languages through Lenses
Presented at Expolangues Paris

The European Commission invited ELIA Project Manager Ute Kohlmann to present Languages through Lenses to an international audience at the 31st edition of Expolangues held 6-9 February at the Paris Expo. A major happening in the world of language, culture, and education, Expolangues is an annual event promoting language learning, multilingualism and the development of new multimedia tools supporting the education of language learning.

Several thousand visitors attend the event and the cultural activities such as presentations and conferences and inform themselves about new developments in this educational sector.

An interview of Kohlmann discussing Languages through Lenses and ELIA's NEW NOW Festival can be found in French on
T'enseignes-tu (le FLE)?.

For more information on Languages through Lenses please visit www.languages-through-lenses.eu




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“European Audiences: 2020 and beyond” Conference Conclusions Online (click to access conclusions)




New Members
ELIA is pleased to welcome the following new members:

LASALLE College of the Arts

Luleå Tekniska Universitet
Luleå, Sweden

Lviv National Academy of Arts
Lviv, Ukraine

Research & Development Centre for Renovation and Conservation at the School of Higher Vocational Education in Nysa
Nysa, Poland

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria
This newsletter is funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views of ELIA and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.  
Teachers' Academy 2013
Registration Now Open
Early Bird Deadline: 15 April

Call for Participation
Tbilisi Conference

Abstract Deadline: 25 March

Languages through Lenses
Best of 2008-2012 Launches

Languages through Lenses
Presented at Expolangues

European Cultural and Education News

New Members



Upcoming events

Helsinki, 28 February-2 March
Colloquium on Artistic Research in Performing Arts

Pune, India, 6-8 March
Designing Design Education for India

Porto,8-10 April
ECLAP Conference

Brighton, 10 April
Beyond the Campus:
Higher Education and the Creative Economy
Second Research Workshop 

Brno, 16-20 April
23rd International Festival of Theatre Schools

Gothenburg, 17-19 April
Crafting the Future

Tbilisi, 30 April - 2 May
The Fourth International Scientific Conference
for MA and PhD Students

Oslo, 14-17 May
DRS//CUMULUS Oslo 2013 The 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers

Brussels, 24-25 May
SHARE#3 Conference

Amsterdam, 22-26 June

Utrecht & Amsterdam, 24-26 June
Teachers' Academy

Wrexham, 10-13 September
Internet Technologies and Applications 13
Glyndwr University Art Expo

Helsinki, 27-29 November
Leadership Symposium



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