Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Arts-ED Talk Series #2 Organizing Creative Projects for Young People In Community Settings (22 Sep) 4pm


Date      :  22th of September 2012 (Saturday)
Time      :  4pm
Venue   :  
Alpha Utara Gallery, 83 China Street
, 10200 George Town

Speaker 1: Chen Yoke Pin – “Creative Arts & Culture Programs with Urban & Rural Communities”

Speaker 2: Fatimah Hassan – “Creative English Learning Program with Rural Community”

If you are thinking of starting a community-based project involving young people in your neighbourhood or locality, you should not miss this talk & sharing. The 2 speakers will share their experiences on how to engage with community from planning to design to execution of a project. Focus areas will include how to work with local issues & resources and to strengthen community assets.

Entry is FREE
Please pre-register with arts_ed_penang@yahoo.com or call 04-2633471

This project is a series of talks and sharing sessions on topics pertaining to the arts & cultural education. The sessions are aimed at post-graduate students, teachers, artists, educators, cultural workers and interested public to encourage dialogue and discussion.

About the Speakers:

Chen Yoke Pin
Chen Yoke Pin has been working for ARTS-ED, a community-based arts and culture education program as senior program officer for 6 years. She has been actively involved in cultural heritage education mainly for local children and youth, as well as programs for stakeholders and community in urban George Town and rural Balik Pulau. Besides coordinating and facilitating education programs, Chen is also active in the production and publicity aspects of street performances and festivals.

Fatimah Hassan
Fatimah Hassan worked for 10 years with Socio-Economic and Environmental Research Institute (now known as Penang Institute) on various research and projects in fields such as Information Technology, Social, Economic, Environmental and Education. Currently, she is attached to Penang Education Council managing and coordinating various education programmes, including community-based creative learning programmes.

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