This reader describes the current agenda in the field of in-school arts and cultural education in European countries.
Ton Bevers, a professor at het Faculty of History and Arts of Erasmus University Rotterdam, contributes to the discussion with `In-school arts and cultural education in Europe’, a report on the written reactions of experts from various countries. Current subjects on the agenda of policy, practice and research on cultural education in their countries.
In `Tema con variazioni’ Hendrik Henrichs, culture historian at the Institute of History/Arts and Cultural Education at the University of Utrecht, describes the practice of in- school arts and education. How young people from 12 to 18 are introduced to arts and culture. What objectives with the content do those involved have in mind?
In the Dutch case `In-school arts and cultural education in Dutch secondary education’, Karlijn Ernst, reseacher at Erasmus Research Center for Art and Culture, and Ton Bevers present an outline of the current situation and discussion in the field of in-school arts and cultural education in the Netherlands. It includes background information about the structure of the Dutch field of education, the construction of Dutch arts and cultural education, and the political and social ideas concerning young people and culture over the past few decades.
Conference reader, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 26-29, 2001
Edited by: Annemoon van Hemel
Author: Annemoon van Hemel (ed.)