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Creative Inquiry
Visual Arts for Queensland Senior Secondary Students

Creative Inquiry: Visual Arts for Queensland Senior Secondary Students

Creative Inquiry is a print and digital resource package written explicitly for the new Visual Art syllabus by a highly experienced team of practising teachers and curriculum developers.

Authors: Angela Brown (McCormack), Jo-Anne Hine, Andrew Peachey, Julie Seidel, Leanne Shead and Dani Towers.

The perfect classroom resource for single-year or combined Year 11 and 12 classes, this resource provides everything needed to comprehensively cover the syllabus and prepare students for success in their internal and external assessments.

Why choose this resource?

  • It draws on the inquiry learning model
  • The introductory chapters cover terminology, techniques and requirements that students need to master the syllabus
  • Remaining chapters are structured around the four key unit concepts – Art as lens, Art as code, Art as knowledge and Art as alternative
  • Local and international artists are explored
  • Students are encouraged to fully engage with the concepts, techniques and materials they need to produce their own portfolios
  • The visually engaging design caters to a variety of learning styles while the Interactive Textbook brings the study of Visual Arts to life with video interviews, links to multimedia, image galleries and more.

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For more information contact Queensland State Sales Manager – Kim Keane 0407 641 150 or kkeane@cambridge.edu.au


G.E.T Educational Tours

We arrange educational school group tours for over 13,000 students each year, to both Australian and International destinations. We are the market leaders in educational student tours in Australia. Our well established, long term relationships with our international and domestic travel partners have been developed over man years, offering stimulating and convenient itineraries with student safety of utmost importance.   We offer once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for students to participate in workshops designed to increase their artistic skills. Some of these opportunities enhance students further studies in Dance, Acting, Visual Arts, Design which includes guided tours of renowned museums.

Contact Debbie Suey on 07 4602 7020 or email  Deb@Getours.com.au

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Oxlades Art Supplies

Oxlades Art Supplies strives to provide you with the highest quality materials for the best and fairest possible price.

We will not compromise our reputation by stocking inferior, cheap products that deliver poor results. Only proven, reputable and innovative brands are selected for inclusion in our range, with Australian made and FSC certification being primary concerns. We maintain high stock levels to improve our order fill rate and expedite delivery.

Oxlades is a family business that has served artists for over 100 years and provided quality and inexpensive materials to schools, charities, hospitals and other institutions for 45 years. Our staff are friendly and have served our customers for a considerable period of time, therefore, with the accrued practical knowledge of processes and uses, we can efficiently respond to your queries. In addition, we have three Sales Consultants on the road who are willing to help you with any queries and products. We also have the Educational Department Standing Offer Arrangement #DETSOA-100884. Feel free to contact us as outlined below.

While adapting to modern technology we maintain tradition in an effort to provide the best possible service to the community.

Contact Gary Pezet on 07 3348 8180 or email sales@oxlades.com.au

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Steve Pearce Quality Books

Mobile Art Bookshop

Latest outstanding Visual Art Teachers Reference Books. Stunning Books packed with ideas and examples from the best Contemporary Artists and Practitioners. Perfect for Teaching and inspiring Students.  View sample copies in your Class Room or Library or Meeting, CD-ROM containing information on books sent on request.

Art, Design, Graphics, Illustration, Fashion, Installation,Craft, Jewellery, Multimedia, Photography, Web Design,Popular Culture, Street Art, Urban Art, Drawing, Lower School, Architecture, Industrial Design,Graffiti, Sculpture, Women’s Art, Patterns, 3D Wearable Art, Artists Books, Art Journals, Tattoo, Logos, Visual Ideas, Culture, Identity, Environment, Recycling/Green, Theatre, Nature, Paper Art, Political Art etc.

Visiting Central and Far North Qld Feb/March 2016

For Appointments (available prior and after school hours) call  0406 664 233 or email steve.pearce@stevepearcequalitybooks.com.au

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Eckersley’s Art & Craft

Eckersley’s Art & Craft is an Australian owned and operated leading provider of fine art, craft and design supplies to Educational institutions across Australia.

Established over 50 years ago in 1965, we have a wealth of knowledge in the industry with many of our staff coming from an Art & Design background, providing well-rounded support through our Education Division and Retail stores with over 25 located across Australia.

Our team of dedicated and enthusiastic Education Representatives specialise in providing creative support to suit any class module. The Eckersley’s website offers you an easy way of ordering your classroom materials at the click of a button, and we can delivery direct to your School with fast and efficient delivery.

Did You Know? We also provide FREE teacher and student workshops and demonstrations in consultation with you, to suit key learning area modules or your class theme. In addition, make sure to check out our website for an extensive library of videos and projects for some creative inspiration!

Contact Jill Stonnell on Toll Free: 1800 007 295 – Office: 07 38907359 – Mobile: 0410 654 217 or email schoolsqld@eckersleys.com.au

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School Art Supplies

School Art Supplies is a family owned business, which provides a huge range of art and craft supplies to schools, art educators and various government and other organizations.

Our dedicated people are committed to assisting you with your creative requirements. We back up our prompt supply with great product knowledge, a streamlined ordering process and personalized customer service.

Our motto is “inspiring creativity®” and we live it, as seen by our growing range of exciting art materials, our commitment to art education and to the teachers who are after all, inspiring creativity on the front line!

We are partners with Flying Arts Alliance and since they are equipped to service regional areas, we can offer teachers in any part of Queensland access to online or in-person workshops, to cater specifically to your needs and for teacher Professional Development.

Many teachers across the state have commended us on our online catalogue, informative and easy-to-use website with year-round up-to-date pricing and with its order creation template. It features our vast range of art and craft materials at the most competitive prices and we give a discount for orders created online! Furthermore, our partnership with Art Shed Brisbane means that for those teachers who prefer to shop in-store, a 10% discount applies there (on top of store loyalty; teacher ID required).

We are a contracted supplier of the DETE arrangement (DETSOA #100884).


Contact email sales@schoolartsupplies.com.au

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Flying Arts Alliance

Flying Arts Alliance offers a specialised program of workshops, programs and events for educators to develop their delivery of visual arts.

  • Participate in our Scheduled Program of professional development workshops and webinars
  • Book an art experience for your classroom, school event or professional development from our extensive range of Visual Art Workshops
  • Attend our Connecting Arts With School Curriculum seminars to build your skills in connecting arts practice with non-arts curriculum areas in the classroom
  • Join our Small Schools Mentorship Program to receive personalized mentorship if you work in a rural or regional school with 50 students or less.

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