2Arts Education System – a Component of Education System in Latvia: traditions and developmentis based on several political planning documents
3Centre of Culture and Creative Industries’ Education of Latvia a state civil-institution subordinated to the Ministry of Culture of Latviacoordinates and monitors Arts education system In LatviaAddress: Antonijas iela 9, RigaLatvia, LV1010
4The personnel of the Centre of Culture and Creative Industries’ Education elaborates and implements culture policy of Arts educationconsults schools on issues related to the school management, pedagogy, methodology and further educationplans and organizes schools’ accreditation,analyzes and summarizes statistical data,organizes competitions, seminars and festivals,
5The personnel of the Centre of Culture and Creative Industries’ Education participates in elaboration of draft legislation relating to culture educationorganizes elaboration of profession standards and educational programmescoordinates international cooperation, etc.
6Art’s Education in Latvia develops in 3 directions: Training of professional, creative,mobile and competitive culture specialists;The development of an educated user ofculture product;The development of a personality who is creative.
7Art’s Education is available at: Higher educationProfessional educationNon-formal educationGeneral education
8General Education Visual Art Visual Art Music Music Culture History Basic Education (age 7-16)Secondary education (age 16 – 18)5 Compulsory lessons in Arts2-3 optional lessons in ArtsVisual ArtMusicCraftsVisual ArtMusicCulture HistoryAmateur art
9Non-formal education: ‘Education of interests’(age 6-25)about 60% studentsChoirs, dance groups, folk groups, ceramics, textile,Theatres, kite design, animation, jewellery ...at schools, special centres and culture institutions
10Non-formal education: The 9th Youth festival of song and dancein Riga no –35013 children from 264 municipalitiesThe next Festival will take place in Riga,in July 2010.
12Non-formal education: Statistics about the last Festival:731 folk dance group (1052 groups took part at the pre-festival competitions), participants;368 choirs (467 choirs took part at the pre-festival competitions), participants;45 brass orchestras (1481 participant);Children's symphonic orchestra (63 participants);Folk music concert (157 participants);44 modern dance groups (574 participants);56 folk groups (805 participants);300 participants of visual arts groups in the Arts’ program;280 participants at the theatre program;58 groups from the professional orientation Art schools at the Handicrafts’ programme (711 participants)
15Professional Art Education Professional Orientation Art Education Programs(age 7-18)about students or 10%MusicArtDance
16Professional Art Education Vocational Secondary Art Education Programs(age 16 – 25)more than 2000 studentsMusicInstrumental musicVocal musicMusic theoryChoir conductingArtVisual ArtDesignCraftDanceBallet-dancer
17Professional Higher Culture Education Library science and information Latvian Culture College(Age 18- …)about 500 studentsCulture managementwith specializations on music management, culture tourism, advertising management in culture sphere amateur theatre direction, festival directionContemporary danceTourism managementLibrary science and information
18Higher Bachelor and Master Art Study Programs (Age 18- …)about 2000 studentsCultureCulture theory and ManagementCulture Sociology and ManagementLatvian Folklore and traditional CultureIntercultural RelationsAudiovisual CultureMuseum and Gallery ManagementTheatre ArtsArtVisual ArtDesignArt history and theoryMusicInstrumental MusicVocal MusicConductingMusic History and TheoryCompositionGeneral Education Music TeacherProfessional Music Subject TeacherChoreography
19Professional Art Education MusicArtCultureCulture3 Academies 1 educational institution of the 1st professional level’s study programmes16 Vocational Secondary educational institutions140 municipal professional orientation educational institutions
20Professional Art Education The State spends on the needs of professional art’s education about18,2 Mio Ls a year that is about 0,6% from the yearly budget.