Managing Time – Planning for a high-quality arts program in your school
Do you have an arts policy for your school?
An arts policy (sample arts policy) is one that:
outlines the foundational decisions in setting up and deciding upon an arts program
includes who teaches the arts, where they are taught, what is taught and how they are taught and assessed, including time considerations and time management
provides appropriate connections and progression between units and bands of schooling.
Do you have year plans for arts learning?
Year plans should:
outline the context; previous arts experience; links to the Australian Curriculum: The Arts, General capabilities, Cross-curriculum priorities; and specify the time, space and other resources available
provide appropriate connections and progression between units and bands of schooling.
Do you have unit plans for teachers?
Unit plans should:
identify specific content descriptions
take into account continuity and progression of arts knowledge, understanding and skills
highlight opportunities for feedback and assessment to inform the teaching and learning process.