The Arts are about forms of expression that recognise, value and contribution to the unique bicultural and multicultural character of Aotearoa. The Visual Arts, Music Arts and Drama Arts have their own distinct languages that are both verbal and nonverbal conventions and are explored through a variety of techniques, processes and creative outcomes. These enrich the lives of Akonga through sound, image making and performance/movement. The Arts Curriculum covers four strands and are interpreted and explored in the curriculum areas of the Visual Arts, Music Arts, Sound Arts and Drama Arts.
These four strands are:
*Understanding the Arts in Context.
*Developing Practical Knowledge.
* Communicating and Interpreting.
Each of these strands has specific specialist languages, literacy ,practical skills and equipment /tools appropriated to each of the Subject areas. These are the different subject areas offered in 2017. Performance Music. Drama. Visual Arts. Painting. Design. Photography.
Courses in this Learning Area
Animator, Artist, Photographer, Artistic Director, Teaching, Illustrator, Product Design, Fashion Design, Textiles, Architect, Interior Design, Video Game Design, Web Design, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manage, Research and Development, Product and Support, E-Commerce, Marketing Consultant, Sales and Marketing, ICT Security Specialist, Telecommunications Network Planner, Animation, Robotics Designer Video and Film: Software Engineer, Makeup and Prosthetics, Animations and Digital Artist, Sound Recording and Production Media - TV, Music Videos Graphics: 2D Animator, Illustrator, Brand and Identity Designer, Packaging Designer, Visual Designer, Computer Finished Artist, Junior Art Director, Animator, Architect, Product Design,