TAPP – The Teacher Artist Partnership Programme Model was an accredited professional development programme for teachers and artists working in school settings with children and young people and ran as a pilot programme in London between 2004 and 2007.
There are three reports reproduced below which outline:
The TAPP Model and what we learned through developing it
- What the TAPP Model is and its goals.
- The context in which the teacher Artist Partnership Programme was developed, including recent history, partnerships and collaboration, and principles and philosophy.
- The Programme elements and content, including the programme components and an overview of its structure.
- Sample activities, describing in detail the content of various session plans.
- Reflective questions that guided and underpinned the programme content.
- Lessons learned over three years of testing and refining the programme.
- Evaluation findings, including an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the programme and participant exit routes.
- Case studies, offered as examples of the focus, achievements and tensions inherent in the paired research undertaken by artists and teachers in schools.
Perspectives from the literature
This report reflects on issues and questions raised during the programme.
Resources and further reading
This booklet sets out a range of further reading, contacts and other resources that may be useful to others planning CPD activities to support the artist-teacher relationship.
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