TDC – Territoires Dansés en Commun is a Franco-Swiss cross-border Arts Education project that aims to develop dance activities in schools, community centres, as well as in special needs education. It runs from January 2018 until December 2021 across the Territoire de Belfort district and the Pays de Montbéliard urban community in France, the Canton of Jura as well as the French-speaking part of the Canton of Bern in Switzerland.
Practical and theoretical training
A four-year training programme for on-the-ground key players such as teachers, artists, cultural mediators/outreach officers, educators among others. This programme each year intended to 30 hours training and audience building program.
Mobility actions and intercultural exchanges
Inter-cultural exchanges between cross-border populations through participatory two community projects, and cultural exchange sessions.
Encouraging the mobility of audiences as well as artistic and cultural educators on both sides of the border.
A dedicated think tank
A creative think tank to re-examine practices, reinvent modes of transmission and exchange as well as enrich existing training in Arts Education.
Two associate researchers to carry out a cross-scientific analysis of the project.
Partnerships with teachers training institutes
Training modules both for, future and practising teachers. Developed in partnership with teachers training institutes in France and Switzerland such as the INSPE, STAPS, HEP among others.
Advocacy actions targeting decision-makers at the local and national levels to promote the development of dance education within schools, community centres, as well as in special needs education.
FOR WHOM ?
Teachers, educators, choreographers, cultural mediators
Follow the practical and theoretical TDC training in order to become a specialist in Arts Education.
Students, audiences of schools, community centres, as well as from special needs education facilities
Benefit from practical workshops carried out as part of the TDC training.
Access training modules or activities to raise awareness about the art of choreography and the development of dance projects.
Participate in activities designed to promote intercultural exchanges in the territories (participatory cultural projects/sessions).
- Build and mobilize a network of specialists (teachers, educators, artists, cultural mediators/outreach officers) in Arts Education.
- Exchange know-how to increase mutual skills of the actors involved.
- Strengthen collaborative work on both sides of the Franco-Swiss border in the design of initial and continuing training.
- Increase the number of artistic and cultural activities in schools, community centres, special needs education and among locals, on the cross-border level.
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