The development of spatial perception and awareness, as well as the transfer of knowledge about the built environment should be part of the education from the earliest age in order to form a sense and demand for quality environment, aesthetic and social issues of future generations. The presentations and workshops at the conference focus on the methodology, basic knowledge and the pedagogical possibilities of built environment education in early childhood education, and explore the subject primarily in the context of complex art education, lower secondary teacher training and art teacher education.
The aim of the conference is to present the latest research results and good practices, as well as to foster exchange of experiences and professional community building. The program is complemented by international presentations and practice-based, interactive workshops. The current situation and the development possibilities of built environment education are discussed in two distinctly different blocks. In the first part, both Hungarian and international experts present the theory and practice of built environment education in early childhood, while in the second part, these experiences can be put into practice in interactive and creative workshops. The practical exercises can be further used in teacher training and educational practice.
The conference is a joint event of the KultúrAktív, the 3612 Visual Skills Lab of the ELTE Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education and the Bálványos Huba Visual Education Research Group.