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About Sylwia Bielec

Sylwia Bielec is an instructional designer and pedagogical consultant at LEARN. Her expertise is in professional learning, reflective practice and informal/community learning. She also has a background in media production with students. She is the editor of the LEARN blog.

Spotlight 2018

Education through the arts is an important gateway into developing 21st century skills in all learners! Integrated into QPAT 2018, the Spotlight on the Arts is a series of dynamic workshops, an interactive art-making space for educators and a collaborative art experience for students. 

The Spotlight on the Arts returns to the Hyatt Regency, alongside QPAT.
Drop in, make art, repeat.

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Location: QPAT 2018 – Hyatt Regency Montreal, 1255 Jeanne Mance St, Montreal, QC H5B 1E5

Find us in the Inspiration room – take the elevator to the 6th floor and follow the signs! It’s worth the trip!

Spotlight 2017

spot_back_2017The Spotlight on the Arts returns in a new venue and time! Yes, this year Spotlight will be held in new digs at the Hyatt Regency, alongside QPAT.
Drop in, make art, repeat.

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm
Location: QPAT 2017 – Hyatt Regency Montreal, 1255 Jeanne Mance St, Montreal, QC H5B 1E5

Activities planned

  • 20 minute hands-on workshops for educators
    (given at intervals)
  • Arts-focused Makerspace
  • 30 Days of Art Challenge
  • Open Round Table discussion

Spotlight 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Spotlight on the Arts! As usual, the Spotlight will take place during the QPAT conference, and will cater to the needs and interests of Arts generalists and specialists.spot_back_2016

Spotlight 2015

Spot_2015 Check out the Schedule! This year’s Spotlight on the Arts returns in a mini-format on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 9am – 1pm.  Same great spirit! The 2015 edition will feature:

  • Two workshops
  • A spirited round-table discussion
  • Hands-on art-making for students AND teachers

The team goes to NAEA

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See the Spotlight on the Arts team in action at the National Arts Education Association annual conference. We will be presenting a session entitled Spotlight on the Arts: Grassroots Action, Advocacy and Authenticity. We will be presenting on Thursday, March 26th at 3pm.

 

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