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Check the winners for the Someone Like Me Art Competition!

The #SomeoneLikeMe Art Competition 2023 – 2024 has officially concluded!

We want to extend our sincere appreciation to all the talented participants who shared their creativity and passion to promote inclusivity through art. We truly hope that you enjoyed the Lesson Plans and Activities and had fun creating your pieces of art.

The competition prompted participants to explore the concept of non-visible disabilities and express these ideas through their artwork. We are excited to announce that the winning entries have been posted in the winners gallery for everyone to admire and celebrate.

For inspiration for your future artistic endeavours, we invite you to explore the winners gallery showcasing the exceptional winning entries from this year’s competition. Thank you to all who participated, and congratulations to the winners!

Minister of State Anne Rabbitte T.D. Launches the ‘Someone Like Me’ National Primary Schools’ Art Competition

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The National Disability Authority is delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 Someone Like Me primary schools’ art competition which aims to raise disability awareness amongst children from Junior Infants up to 6th class. Despite the challenges facing schools, this year the competition has been Covid-19-proofed to ensure that all pupils can participate whether they are at school, engaging in blended learning or studying from home.  

Minister of State for Disability, Anne Rabbitte T.D. encourages all primary school pupils in Ireland to take part in what will be a national creative celebration of the things that unite children of all abilities. Pupils are asked to create a piece of art showcasing what they’ve learned on this important topic and they could be in with a chance of winning a prize up to the value of €750 for their school as well as a Creative Care Package filled with fantastic art supplies from ReCreate for early entries!

Information packs including junior and senior lesson plans and activity sheets were posted to all primary schools last week. These curriculum-linked resources can also be found here on this website. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] or 01 522 4815The closing date for entries if December 3rd 2020, The International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We look forward to seeing your creations!

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