Applications now open – Creative Learning Partnerships

17 July 2023

The Creative Learning Partnerships program supports artists, creative professionals, collectives and organisations to undertake residencies in schools across the state. The 2024 round of the program is now open, giving students and teachers the chance to work with leading Victorian creatives.
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Kensington Primary School with Angharad Neal-Williams, School Values Mural, CLP 2023

Applications are invited from public, independent and Catholic schools for placements that will commence from Term 2, 2024.

The 2023 Creative Learning Partnerships residencies are now underway, with hip hop artists, theatre producers, multimedia artists and animators among the creatives sharing their skills and knowledge with students and teachers in 19 schools across the state.

Students from Woodline Primary School, near Geelong, are exploring storytelling and art making inspired by First Peoples as our first scientists, under the guidance of Wadawurrung woman Nikki McKenzie and Kurnai and Wotjobaluk man Norm Stanley.

Shepparton English Language Centre students, who have recently arrived in Australia, are working to make short animated films using universal expressions with film maker Cath Murphy.

Singer-songwriter Sarah Ward is working with students at West Wodonga’s Flying Fruit Fly Circus School to learn about the art of song writing, while Angharad Neal-Williams is collaborating with students at Kensington Primary School to develop a school values mural.

A full list of 2023 Creative Learning Partnerships projects is below.

The Creative Learning Partnerships program last year celebrated its 40th birthday, making it Creative Victoria’s longest running program. During this time, it has supported more than 1500 artists to work at 1200 schools, providing learning experiences for some 70,000 students.

Applications for the 2024 round of the program close on Thursday 24 August 2023. Visit the Creative Learning Partnerships program page for more information.