Teacher training in the field of Arts Education in Belarus

At the level of higher education specialists in the field of culture and teachers in the field of arts education are trained. 

Specialist training in the field of culture is carried out by 3 institutions of higher education, namely the Belarusian State Academy of Music, which trains specialists in the field of music; the Belarusian Academy of Arts, which trains specialists in the field of theatre and cinema (actors, directors, cameramen, animators), fine arts (artists, sculptors), design; the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts, which is the leading university in the field of culture providing training of specialists with higher education in 17 professions. These institutions of higher education are major cultural, educational and research centres. They implement large-scale concert, exhibition and theatrical activities.

Training of teachers in the field of art is carried out by 7 classical and 2 profile universities under the auspices of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus.

Training of teachers with higher education is carried out at the Department of Aesthetic Education of the Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank. Here 1,634 students are trained, of whom 457 do their studies in Fine Arts and Plotting and Handicrafts, 424 specialise in Music and Social Pedagogy, 219 study World and Native Culture as well as Rhythmic and Choreography, 189 do Fine Arts and Computer Graphics, 166 specialise in World and Native Culture and Folklore, 108 study Music and Special Musical Subjects, 71 specialise in Music and Dramatic Art.