1. Presentation of the inclusive toolkits

This presentation gives an overview of the three toolkits the Belgian students developed, why and how they developed them. 

2. The fish walk

The students of Art for All chose children and non-native newcomers as their target audience for this inclusive toolkit.  In collaboration with the primary school De Vlieger, they created an interactive walk that guide young families around the cultural heritage of Ostend. At each stage, the children of De Vlieger explain in a short video what the cultural heritage is about. Currently, the walk is available with Dutch and English subtitles. In the future, they want provide subtitles in French, German and classic Arabic.

3. Cult-uurtje

During the home mobility in Belgium, the head of daycare Wiegelied introduced Cult-uurtje. This is "an hour of culture" she organises monthly to introduce the babies and toddlers to art. The students of Ostend, inspired by a workshop from the ABC-house in Schaarbeek they visited later that week, decided to create a Kamishibai story about inclusion to the children. Kamishibai is an old Japanese way of storytelling, using a wooden theatre and illustrations. The making of this inclusive toolkit can be seen in the presentation above.

The story of Dragon Different has made it into a video that can be used in preschools and primary schools for promoting tolerance. The subtitles are available in our YouTube channel in Dutch and English.

4. Conversation cards

The students developed conversation cards for the artworks of the local Museum Mu.Zee. A conversation card features an artwork with 10 questions about the painting and it's topic so to start a conversation between two people. It is especially destined for non-native newcomers to practice their Dutch language skills with a buddy when they visit the Mu.Zee. When entering the museum, they will have to find the painting first and than start a conversation. When they are done, they need to look for the second painting and start a second conversation. This way, they get introduced to local heritage in a pleasant setting while also getting a chance to practice their language skills.

The cards are available in English and French as well, so they can be used by different language students. Click on the links below to download!

Conversation Cards English
PDF – 5,2 MB 120 downloads
Conversation cards Dutch
PDF – 5,3 MB 99 downloads
Conversation Cards French
PDF – 5,2 MB 102 downloads