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  • Art:21 in Europe

    I remember at the ECIS Art Institute Lois talked about and showed video from the Art21.org website. However when I load it from Germany, I get a 'this video cannot be displayed in your region because of rights'. Is this just me, or is there another website to load video for Europe? I'd like to include them in my classes, but I can't advise students to bypass websites with a VPN. Any thoughts or advice on this one? 

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    Started by Aaron Holloway 2 Replies · Reply by Petr Dimitrov Nov 29, 2014

    Hi all, The Art strand of the conference is incredibly packed, check out the schedule and register!  The ECIS ART COMMITTEE NEWSLETTER below! ECIS_ART_newsletter_UPDATED_medium_1.pdf

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    Started by Petr Dimitrov 1 Reply · Reply by Robyn Zellar Oct 20, 2014

    Holla all, here's an update on the ECIS Art Committee Institute to take place in November in Nice.  See detailed Description & Itinerary attached as a pdf below. Key information:  The ECIS Pre-Conference Institute will be lead by Lois Hetland, a major contributor to art education, Professor and Chair of Art Education at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Senior Research Affiliate at Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.   Institute Goal is to facilitate ways to…

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    Started by Petr Dimitrov 1 Reply · Reply by Darren Trebel Nov 20, 2014

    Hi everyone, Thanks for joining FATE and for your interest in collaborating with fellow art teachers, artists, and anyone else interested in art in Europe.  We've got you here…now what can you share with us?  To help us get to know each other better, please post a profile photo if you haven't done so already. I know you are WAY cuter than that blue-faced character that is standing in your place.  And if you haven't done so already…post some of your students' work because we'd love to see it!…

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    Started by Robyn Zellar 1 Reply · Reply by Chhan Dina Nov 25, 2014

BLOGS. Share your blog with us!


Welcome to FATE!

We are a creative professional learning community of art teachers and artists living, working or interested in the visual arts in Europe. Our mission is to inspire, collaborate and share ideas to improve student learning.

Our goal is to host an annual art educators conference in which members teach and learn from each other at a different host school each year, celebrating the uniqueness of art in that city. Are you interested in hosting at your school? Contact us:


We welcome you to join us...17 countries and growing!

I'm a member of FATE...now what?

Being an active member--by personalizing your page, creating and joining groups, and posting photos, videos and blogs--means that you are able to share, inspire and collaborate with other art educators and artists from all over the world. Showcase your students' work...they'll love it!

This article written by Craig Roland at Arted 2.0 (a site based in the USA with over 14,000 art educators) should help. We ask that you please be patient as NING updates its new 3.0 platform.  Send us suggestions for the site and we'll forward them to NING:



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Annual ECIS Conference in Nice: November 21-23, 2014

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