Mission: ArtsSmarts supports, promotes, and demonstrates the impact of the arts as a way of engaging students in 21st century life and learning.
Vision: All young people in Canada will acquire the creative capacities and competencies needed to experience success in learning and life in the 21st century.
What We Do
ArtsSmarts is a dynamic approach to generating and sustaining innovative school partnerships centred around the arts. We redefine the environment of schooling and reimagine student success. At ArtsSmarts, we:
• Support the collaboration of artist-teacher teams to generate creative solutions that engage kids in their own learning
• Cultivate 21st century learning skills such as the ability to think creatively, understand deeply, experience ownership of their learning, work collaboratively and reflect
• Connect people, ideas and actions through a cross-sector pan-Canadian network
• Disseminate best practices on creativity, innovation and its impact on learning through research, publications and learning events