Art in Education
Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under MHRD ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय, वड़ोदरा

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Vadoadra

Art in Education

ART EDUCATION

The art education programme is an expansion of the Samiti's pace setting activities. Besides providing an opportunity for the students to inculcate nationalistic values through cross interchange, it also emphasizes upon education enrichment and integration with the community in which the Vidyalaya is located. To understand the meaning of art and creativity, the concept of art education and its significance in the school curriculum. In addition to their intrinsic value, the arts give an insight into other aspects of life, helping people understand themselves and the world in which they live.


The Main Objectives are:

 

  • To help the student to identify feedings thoughts, emotions and fantasies as an interaction to the environment.
  • To help the child to achieve balanced growth as a social being in tune with culture, through project work.
  • To inculcate the habit and linking for order in regard to his belongings pertaining to art activities.
  • To create an awareness among the learners to respond to the beauty in line, color and form.
  • To provide suitable natural environment which is indispensable for teaching leaning fine arts.
  • To explore the ways and means for developing creativity among the school children.
  • To provide a variety for creative expression for learners to experiment with.

 

 

 

The quality education in Jawahar Navodaya Vidayalayas is ensured through Art in Education Programme by linking community and the school. Art in Education within the context of the Residential Culture of NVS becomes the parennial source of flow of creative energy. Art in Education becomes an opportunity for students to learn and understand, express and interpret life. It is the cooperative effort latent in a residential school system as well as in the Art in Education Programme which provides a springboard for the advancement of students towards creative dimensions of their personality. Integration through art is a way of achieving unity in midst of diversity of tradition through the Art in Education Programme. In addition to developing values of national Integration, a strong component of culture has been provided for NVS students by organizing different kinds of performing art, craft, visual art, music and theatre workshops each year in the Art in Education programmes. Training is given to students in the performing art, craft, music and visual art forms that are prevalent in their area. The artists and experts who are invited to train the children in a JNV generally belong to the same area in which the JNV is located. Thus, both students and experts share cultural affinities as well as knowledge of local practices and customs. Often, this has resulted in not only acquainting with the cultural heritage of their area but has also helped preserve that heritage through the activities of the children.

Objectives of Art in Education in JNVs

  • Inculcation of time tested and enduring universal values.
  • Community integration through Arts.
  • Exploring the community environment, local history, geography and tradition for over all social perspective and preservation of community heritage.
  • Providing opportunities through Art in Education for Social and National Development in which Art Education Acts as catalyst.