Creative Careers Day

Professional Development for Educators

Date: Friday 8, June, 2017  8:30 - 2:30

Overview:

For creatives, there is no one clear pathway to career success. While content is king in our society, it can be difficult for creative students to understand the work landscape and how they can best prepare for their future careers. What does 17 jobs across 5 fields look like in a casual and freelance workplace? Creatives need to develop transferable skills and be flexible, multi-skilled and adaptable to build successful creative careers.

The audience will tour the New Creatives: Hidden in Plain View exhibit - a new approach to senior school education and see how young creatives can develop real industry experience and portfolios so that they have a head start and a much clearer idea of where to head once they finish school.

In the afternoon, participants will choose a creative masterclass to up-skill or explore new opportunities including photography, social media, textiles or virtual reality HTC VIVE.

Program:

Time Itinerary
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome and introduction to Creative learning
9:15-10:15 Tour of New Creatives exhibit with student discussion
10:15-10:40 Morning tea/networking
10:45-12:00 Creative Careers panel hosted by Kristi Street - Creative Entrepreneur Industry experts discuss careers in the creative industries
12:00-12:45 Lunch/Networking
12:45-2:45 Creative masterclasses begin


Choice of creative masterclasses:

Masterclass Presenter
Photography - Learn lighting and studio techniques Petrina Hicks
Social media - Learn about social media for personal branding and marketing Laura McWhinnie
Textiles and Reactive Dyes - Learn how to become an entrepreneur with your art Christina McLean
Music Production - Learn about the music industry and record and mix music Pauly Bianco
Virtual Reality Demonstration  

 

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