Piet Forger
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Project "Artists in Creative Education"

For 18 months, the international project Artists in Creative Education has focused on using artists and cultural activities to unlock creativity in children and young people in schools. The four partners from across Europe - Creativity, Culture and Education, CCE, (UK), Cultuur-Ondernemen (Netherlands), Drömmarnas Hus (Sweden), and Kulturkontakt Austria have worked very successfully together. All in all, 25 artists from nine European countries have met, worked incredibly hard and shared their…See More
May 1, 2014
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TRaKSforA (Leonardo partnership)

Group for creative professionals working within the Leonardo partnership project “Training Requirements and Key Skills for Artists and other creative practitioners to work in participatory settings“ (TRaKSforA), which brings together a group of organisations from across Europe to develop a Self-Assessment Competency Framework (SACF) for use by artists and other creative professionals working in participatory settings (such as schools, hospitals, community centres, youth centres, cultural…See More
Apr 9, 2014
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Creative practitioners in Lithuania

Creative Partnerships means cooperation between teachers, learners, parents and creativepractitioners aimed at ensuring creative learning.In Lithuania the Creative Partnerships programme is implemented on a national scale as an initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.The Project is financed from the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Republic of Lithuania. The total value of the Project is EUR 4.64 m. The implementation of the Creative…See More
Feb 20, 2014
Piet Forger commented on Anton Klein's blog post Expedition 3037: research in your own neighbourhood.
"Hey Anton, ziet er interessant uit! Als je dit ook graag aan Vlaamse collega's bekend maakt, kan je het ook posten op www.bruismee.be . Groet! Piet"
Sep 25, 2013
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Good practices in Creative Education

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May 30, 2013
Nikky Smedley joined Piet Forger's group
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Good practices in Creative Education

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May 29, 2013
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Good practices in Creative Education

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May 24, 2013
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Creative practitioners in Lithuania

Creative Partnerships means cooperation between teachers, learners, parents and creativepractitioners aimed at ensuring creative learning.In Lithuania the Creative Partnerships programme is implemented on a national scale as an initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.The Project is financed from the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Republic of Lithuania. The total value of the Project is EUR 4.64 m. The implementation of the Creative…See More
May 24, 2013
Nikky Smedley joined Piet Forger's group
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Project "Artists in Creative Education"

For 18 months, the international project Artists in Creative Education has focused on using artists and cultural activities to unlock creativity in children and young people in schools. The four partners from across Europe - Creativity, Culture and Education, CCE, (UK), Cultuur-Ondernemen (Netherlands), Drömmarnas Hus (Sweden), and Kulturkontakt Austria have worked very successfully together. All in all, 25 artists from nine European countries have met, worked incredibly hard and shared their…See More
May 22, 2013
Victor Frederik joined Piet Forger's group
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Project "Artists in Creative Education"

For 18 months, the international project Artists in Creative Education has focused on using artists and cultural activities to unlock creativity in children and young people in schools. The four partners from across Europe - Creativity, Culture and Education, CCE, (UK), Cultuur-Ondernemen (Netherlands), Drömmarnas Hus (Sweden), and Kulturkontakt Austria have worked very successfully together. All in all, 25 artists from nine European countries have met, worked incredibly hard and shared their…See More
May 20, 2013
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May 20, 2013
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Apr 30, 2012
Piet Forger left a comment for Paul Collard
"Welcome Paul, great to have you here! "
Apr 30, 2012

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Occupation
Coordinator of Vitamine and coordinator of Vlabra'ccent.
Short bio
Piet Forger is the founder and coordinator of Vitamine C. Vitamine C is a network in Flanders, Belgium of people working in the cultural field, both in practice and in policy, who stand up for art and culture as vital vitamins for children and youngsters (see www.bruismee.be). Vitamine C had its kick off in 2011 and already in 2012, it received the Prize from the Minister for Culture in Flanders for Cultural Education.
Piet Forger is also the coordinator of Vlabra’ccent, the umbrella organization of almost 50 cultural centers in the province of Flemish Brabant.

Besides this Piet Forger is a member of the National Cultural Advisory Body for the Minister of culture in Flanders about all legislation and all issues concerning cultural centers, libraries, cultural associations, cultural education, local cultural policy, intercultural dialogue, arts education, etc. For almost 15 years, he is the president of the board of fABULEUS (www.fabuleus.be ), a high-level theatre company, working with and for young people; member of the board of “30CC” (www.30CC.be ) the cultural center in the city of Leuven; and member of the board of Magda (www.magdanet.be ) the culture and education platform of the city of Leuven and the province of Flemish Brabant, a network of organizations focusing on culture & education.

For more then 5 years (2001-2006) he has been the deputy director of CultuurNet Vlaanderen (www.cultuurnet.be ), an organization whose overall mission is the broadening and intensification of public participation in the cultural life of the Flemish Region. Before that he was the director of the umbrella of all cultural centers in Flanders (www.cultuurcentra.be ). Some of the publications he coordinated are: “Cultural participation of disadvantaged groups”, “XS, about Children, Culture and Communication” and “From education to matchmaking”.
Piet Forger is also listed as an expert for the Culture (2007-2013) and the Youth in Action Programme of the European Commission.

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At 12:14 on May 29, 2013, Nikky Smedley said…

Hi Piet,

Just wanted to say how lovely it was to meet you in Vilnius - good conversation, good company, good fun - and you looked after Nicola and I so well after the conference, we were both grateful and touched.

Looking forward to seeing what you do next!

With warmest wishes,

Nikky

 
 
 

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