Friday, August 15, 2014

15 years of Arts-ED in a resource kit!

15 years of Arts-ED in a resource kit! 

The resource book, Community-based Arts and Culture Education, is intended for artists, educators and organisations interested in using creative approaches to work in, with or for local communities. 

The Kit outlines methodology and case studies of how community-based programmes can provide an alternative creative learning platform for young people and develop an appreciation for the cultural, social and environmental assets in their community. The resource kit includes:

* how to plan, design and execute community-based arts projects
* exemplary case studies of best practice programmes
* 13 adaptable sample lesson plans

Only MYR 58 per copy. 

To purchase this book: 

Online order at (20% discount at limited promotion duration) or call +6

Also available at:
Book stores: MPH and Borders 


Arts-ED Penang,, +604-2633471
Gerak Budaya 

Kuala Lumpur 

Five Arts Centre KL,, +603-7725 4858
Badan Warisan Malaysia KL,

Select Bookstore Singapore,, (65) 6251 3798

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator cum Administrator in Creative Arts Education


We are seeking for a dynamic and energetic individual:
  • Who believes in creative education for young people and community
  • Who enjoys working with young people and local community
  • Who enjoys processes than only result 


Position:  Project Co-ordinator cum administrator (full time)

Summary of position: To be responsible for general office administration and provide co-ordination support to on-going projects. 


  • To ensure correspondence and documents are filed appropriately.
  • To prepare reports and minutes, order office supplies and attend to visitors.
  • To keep inventory of products and manage sales.
  • To update organisation website and facebook.

Project co-ordination
  • To support on-going projects in terms of logistics and publicity
  • To track project milestones, budgets and prepare status reports.  
  • To co-ordinate between various stakeholders involved in the project such as suppliers, local community, volunteers and consultants. 
  • To lead and drive projects where appropriate in terms of planning and implementation.
  •  To manage project social media sites where relevant.
  •  To undertake other special assignments, ad-hoc functions and related duties as and when required. 

  • Bachelor Degree in Education, History, Arts, Social Sciences or Mass Communications or related experience 
  • Good inter-communication skills with people of various backgrounds
  • Strong written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • A team player with positive attitude and a passion for people and culture
  • Enjoys field work and willing to work flexi hours and week ends.
  • Savvy social media and computer skills.


To commensurate with relevant working experience.

Interested candidates please e-mail cv with expected salary to

About Arts-ED (Community-based Arts & Culture Education)

Arts-ED is a non-profit organisation based in Penang, Malaysia since 2000 which specialises in innovative community-based arts and culture education for young people and adult communities. The work of ARTS-ED is focused on empowering communities to develop awareness of their cultural assets through mapping, documentation, promotion and celebration of culture.

Arts-ED provides non-formal arts and culture education programs for young people, conducts research-type service in cultural mapping and community consultation, produces cultural events and publishes culture-related educational materials. Arts-ED works in collaboration with institutions, arts educators, artists, and community activists to promote culture education at a local and regional level.

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