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A beautiful project in Pakistan More
Nov 3, 2013
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Creativity, arts and language learning

Can art, culture and creativity help someone to learn or train a (foreign) language? What strategies do we use? What are best practices? And what uis there been written about this subject?See More
May 31, 2013
Victor Frederik commented on Victor Frederik's video

Gevangen geluiden

"250 empty jars with a luring light in a dark room; a label and photo on the back. The visitors can pick up and open the jars. Inside the jar they hear the voice of a child, who tells the story of the ‘warmest’ sound he’s ever…"
May 28, 2013
Greg Klerkx commented on Victor Frederik's blog post Arrogant
"That sounds like a great combination of activities. I also think that perhaps delivering a workshop, as I did, is a sure-fire way to take a risk: I know I was a bit nervous in advance, mainly because I'd not done that kind of workshop for a…"
May 27, 2013
Victor Frederik commented on Victor Frederik's blog post Arrogant
"I realize Greg, that my blog is rather provocative. In Vilnius I wanted to come out of my comfort-zone and I didn’t succeed completely. I don’t blame the conference. For the most part I blame myself: that I didn’t get more out of…"
May 27, 2013
Greg Klerkx commented on Victor Frederik's blog post Arrogant
"Personally, I would have been happy to hear more of your fantastic ideas about arts education, and about your projects: that is partly what I came for, to hear about what others do elsewhere and to learn from that. I did learn quite a bit from the…"
May 26, 2013
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May 26, 2013
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Gevangen geluiden

Het project Gevangen geluiden voor Oerol 2011. Een project van FREDERIK & BROERS samen met de kinderen van de scholen op Terschelling.
May 20, 2013
Radka Jágriková commented on Victor Frederik's photo

Gevangen geluiden -1a

"This looks very intriguing Victor, and an amazing picture, thanks for sharing. I'm looking forward to reading more about the project."
May 20, 2013
Victor Frederik joined Piet Forger's group

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
Victor Frederik joined Piet Forger's group

Good practices in Creative Education

Do you have useful experience, tips, success stories to share? Have you read about something that is too interesting to keep to yourself? Let the others know!See More
May 20, 2013
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May 20, 2013
Victor Frederik is now a member of ICEnet
May 20, 2013

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teacher BIK opleiding (Professional Artists in Classroom)
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Professional experience in the past
• Teacher at a primary school (14 years)
• Reviewer of books for children for several newspapers (9 years)
• Critic of theatre for children (6 years)
• Producer of a radio programme for the national broadcasting corporation NOS 
about art for children (2 years)
• Editor for a school television programme for young children (schoolTV)
• Developer of art-projects for schools at the Utrecht Centre of Arts (UCK) (8 
• Drama teacher at Hogeschool Utrecht, a teachers training academy (5 years)
• Teacher at the Utrecht School of Arts for de BIK (Professional Artists in the Classroom) (since 2003)
• Freelance developer of art projects for school for several museums (since 2000)
• Artistic director of Kleine Kunsten foundation (since 1993)
• Artistic and financial director of KunstBIKken foundation (since 2011)
• Bass player at Mannen van Hee, a band for children (since 2007)
• Programmer for school projects for the Oerol festival at Terschelling (since 2002)
• Stage manager, actor and story teller in several plays for children (since 1999)

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Posted on November 3, 2013 at 17:50 0 Comments

A beautiful project in Pakistan


Posted on May 26, 2013 at 15:20 3 Comments

For decades I am working in art education. And I think I am rather good at it. Within the Dutch circumstances, I am convinced that I come up with original ideas and innovative projects. Yes, you are right, I am pretty arrogant. And I realize it.

When I got my invitation to attend the Vilnius conference, I had to think about my arrogance. I decided that the only way in which that meeting could contribute to my personal development was to leave my arrogance at home. And I can assure…



Posted on May 26, 2013 at 13:12 0 Comments

After having a good night sleep after the Vilnius conference, I still feel lucky that I had the opportunity to attend this meeting. What a nice enthousiastic people, what an inspiring discussions, what a drive to improve art education...

But the day after, I also have a lot of questions. These questions are not ment as criticism to the congress, but (for me) as a starting point to further discussion.

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