FIRST ONLINE VIRTUAL TRAINING
On the 16th August 2021 International Teacher Artist Partnership Professional Development (I-TAP-PD) launched an inaugural 5-day pilot training program organized by the Austrian partner National Center of Competence for Arts Education-NCoC. This collaborative training was developed in partnership with artists, teachers and their respective organizations in Austria, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands and Serbia.
BELGRADE TRAINING SESSION
After a very successful online training in August, the I-TAP-PD partners finally had a chance to test the training in person in Belgrade, Serbia, November 22nd-26th.
ATHENS TRAINING SESSION
The 5-day pilot program for teachers and artists from Ireland, Netherlands, Serbia, and Greece in Athens (4th to 8th of February) was the third training (second f2f) of I-TAP-PD project. The first day of the training took place at the Cultural Centre “Melina Merkouri”, where the participants could also visit the permanent exhibition of the famous Haridimos Shadow Puppet Museum. The rest of the days, the training continued at PLYFA Factory, a large space for performances and other arts events with indoor and outdoor opportunities for participants to work and create together.
UTRECHT TRAINING SESSION
After a very successful training in Athens, Greece in February, the I-TAP-PD partners finally had a chance to organize another training in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on April 8, 2022. Teachers and artists from Greece, Ireland and Serbia, some of whom had been working together for some time and others who were meeting for the first time, came together in Utrecht to explore this partnership between teachers and artists.
DUBLIN TRAINING SESSION
After a very successful training in Utrecht, Netherlands in April, the I-TAP-PD partners gathered for their final training at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in Dublin on the 23 rd of June 2022.