Dance education develops the students’ sensitivity and creative potential by having them draw on the principles and natural vocabulary of human movement. Students use movement as a means of self-expression and communication as they interpret, invent and appreciate dances. 


Professional Learning

Spotlight on the Arts

An annual effervescent art education happening organized by the MAD2 DEEN subcommittee, featuring guest speakers, workshops in all four Arts subjects, a round-table discussion and on the spot art-making. Go to page 

Professional Organizations

CODE - Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators
Although their resources are not directly linked to the QEP, this Ontario educators association has a very robust website and an annual conference. Go to site  

AQEDÉ - Association québecoise des enseignants de la danse à l'école
A French-language organisation from UQAM with lots of Quebec-specific information Go to site  


MEES Program Information

Quebec Education Program

QEP Elementary Dance Download 

Progression of Learning

Elementary Dance Download 

Framework for the Evaluation of Learning

Framework for the Evaluation of Learning - Elementary Dance Download 


Take the 30 Days of Art challenge! A great way to inspire everyone to engage with the arts every day. 


A poster designed to inspire students to choose various careers in the Arts. Available from you Arts consultant, or download the Tabloid PNG.