The exchange programme Tuko Pamoja between Kulturskolen i Fredrikstad and MoNo in Mozambique aims to explore and develop competence in African and Western music, dance, and visual arts. The exchange lets the youth develop awareness and appreciation of their own culture as well as seeing other cultures as a valuable resource. The project also aims at developing and strengthening cultural education as well as increase the quality of teaching in music, dance and circus.
One of the activities of the projects is that the exchange participants will be trained to run workshops for schoolchildren and youths, sharing gained skills in terms of art and be invited to contribute to productions. Further, develop and strengthen the already existing networks in the local communities and outreach programs.
The overall project goals is as follows: All the participants have developed their skills in the arts subjects. The new and improved skills will be used both for their own benefit, and will also make a difference for different organisations and local communities; implementation of new curriculum in the organisations with a focus on quality of teaching. This will be done through development of local learning plans; Kulturskolen i Fredrikstad will develop a pilot trainee programme; AC MoNo develops a social and professional network with teaching and performing art’s institutions around Maputo to strengthen education in music and dance and provide them with quality technical and performance’s skilled artists; MoNo will develop their staffs leadership abilities; MoNo will work on promotion of partnership with local and external institutions for better visibility and exposure.
Kulturskolen i Fredrikstad
Associacâo Cultural Mono