Conceptualising Arts-Based Learning in the Early Years
A Research Paper in Education by Professor Cathy Nutbrown
This fascinating Research Paper by Professor Cathy Nutbrown from Sheffield University includes darts’ Daring Discoveries project with early years children.
The paper considers how through arts-based learning experiences, young children might be better equipped ‘to participate in cultural and artistic life’. The paper focuse on three key issues: first, human beings need the arts for holistic development; second, arts-based learning has yet to be widely articulated and developed in the early years; and third arts-based learning in the early years requires a stronger conceptual basis.
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