Art education

Art education comprises both formal education in educational facilities, as well as informal education provided not only by cultural institutions, but also by non-governmental organizations and other bodies. It consists not only of education in art fields, but also includes education through art.

Art education provides the basics of education in individual artistic fields and is offered at basic arts schools.

Education at basic arts schools is defined in the school curricula that are develop in accordance with the national curricula (Framework Educational Programmes for Basic Art Education).

The schools prepare their pupils for further studies at secondary arts schools and conservatories, or universities focused on arts or pedagogy.

The elementary art education provides the basic education in particular art fields. It is organised in preparatory courses, in the first and second stage, offers study with enlarged number of teaching lessons and courses for adult learners.