Lightbox is a major online resource for Art and Design Teachers and young people in Wales. It is the product of a 3 year period of research and consultation with schools and art teachers across Wales in collaboration with the WJEC the Examination Board for Wales. Visually exciting, rich in opportunities for learning, it promotes the creative use of digital technologies, photography and moving image within the curriculum.
The resource provides advice, training and inspiration to teachers and learners in 3 categories:
Learn – a guided tour through a wealth online visual art and design content – artists, galleries, and resources from Wales and around the world
Assess – support in the assessment of innovative art and design practice from people at GCSE and A’level
Progress – addressing the skills gap between education and careers in the creative industries. Information and training for teachers and short films featuring Welsh artists and designers providing careers advice themselves.