ART Teaching Centres & Hubs consists of a groups of teachers regularly teaching together using the ART approach and the Learning the Ropes Scheme.

Some may be quite small with just a couple of teachers, others may comprise a cluster of towers with a larger group of teachers. The larger partnerships will typically:

  • Run ART Training Scheme courses for new teachers.
  • Support the Learning the Ropes curriculum.
  • Have a youth group or support youth recruitment and teaching.
  • Be involved with the recruitment of new ringers.
  • Promote ringing to the general public.

At an ART Teaching Centre all teaching is carried out by ART Members whereas teaching within a Hub may be carried out by non-Members under the supervision of a Member.

Expectations of Teaching Centres and Hubs

  1. Keep and maintain equipment and facilities to teach bell handling and change ringing
  2. Hold regular practices focused on the Learning the Ropes curriculum
  3. Support practices with theory or hold theory workshops
  4. Work within ART Policies and Guidelines
  5. Teaching carried out by ART Members (Teaching Centres) or under the supervision of an ART Member (Hubs) using ART Training Scheme Techniques
  6. New ringers are registered on SmART Ringer
  7. Promote group teaching with an intensive teaching approach
  8. If they can, give an annual donation to ART
  9. Support learning for other towers

Interested in working in partnership with ART?

If you would like to become an ART Teaching Centre or Hub or want advice then please contact Morag Todd