Working for change: the laboratory of education

Esther Fuertes Let’s talk about learning «The museum of the 21st century is not a temple, it’s not a school, it’s not media.  It’s a public sphere for life-long learning.» Michele Antoine, director of exhibitions of the Universcience France, began a talk in this way and presented the museum as a privileged place to nurture…

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Author: Esther Fuertes

Three years of Tàndem: the school and the museum, partners in education

Esther Fuertes The year that has just ended marks the milestone of three years of intense collaboration between the museum and the Miquel Bleach School in the framework of the Escoles Tàndem (Tandem Schools) programme. During this time we have worked for art and heritage to become important in the teachers’ training and in the…

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Author: Esther Fuertes

Educating Through the Arts. The Challenge of the Tandem Between the Escola Miquel Bleach and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Sometimes challenges and opportunities are two sides of the same coin. While as educators we are witnesses of the will to erase the arts from the official educational curriculum by some leading sectors, there appear some projects that go against the tide like this one of Tàndem Schools.The aim is to promote successful education by…

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Author: Esther Fuertes