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Creative Matters 
For Teachers

Professional Development and Support in the Visual Arts

Facilitated by Mandy Jakich


Mandy has taught in Primary and Intermediate schools for more than 25 years, was an Art Educator at Auckland Art Gallery for 4 years, is the Founder and CEO of Creative Matters, the host of the Creative Matters Podcast and is a practising artist.

She has facilitated visual arts courses for 8 years in Primary and Intermediate schools and ECE centres around Auckland, online with teachers around NZ, with beginning teachers at Kohia Centre - University of Auckland and with teachers in the holidays at Studio One, Toi Tu.

Testimonial from Grey Lynn School Principal Alicia Whata

The professional learning that Mandy delivers, is of the highest quality.  Her delivery and engaging style, empower all staff in a positive way which reminds us that we are learners too, and that we can be successful as artists and teachers.  She provides impactful sessions that are bespoke to our school's needs.  A session with Mandy invigorates our team every time and we look forward to each impactful session.  This PLD is exceptional and Mandy's experience and passion are the reason why.