Cultural education in Edam Museum
The first Edam-Volendam Network Meeting was held on 3rd October 2017, at the primary school, De Piramide, in Edam. The main focus were the links between (local) cultural providers and education. After an inspiring presentation by Astrid Poot about creativity, Mayor Lieke Sievers handed over the role of Culture Coordinator to director Sieta Dolstra of De Koningsspil primary school. This is the first school in our municipality to take part in this programme which aims to improve the quality of cultural education at school through training, coaching and a digital programme.
Mayor Sievers emphasised, in her presentation, the importance of cultural education and of cooperation between all cultural providers in the municipality. During these exploratory talks, the first contacts were made that, in the future, could lead to better alignment between the cultural offer and the schools’ needs and to greater cooperation between cultural providers.
In the spring of 2018, a second network meeting will be organised.