Abbie Cairns

Abbie Cairns

Interrogating Artist-Teacher identity formation in Adult Community Learning

The research will interrogate the identity of artist-teachers working within the Adult Community Learning educational sector. Research will identify what effects the different qualities of Adult Community Learning have on artist-teachers working in this sector. This research will help to define the role of artist-teacher within this specific context.

The research will comprise of a cross-disciplinary literature review of the artist-teacher within other educational contexts, an examination of current models of the role of the artist-teacher and online surveys of artist-teachers working within Adult Community Learning.


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