The Helsinki Artists’ Association Art School provides basic education in the arts for 4–18-year old children and youth. During the courses, diverse techniques are practiced: drawing, painting, graphic art, ceramics, and building. The teaching focuses on supporting the development of each pupil’s individual visual expression and encouraging pupils to experiment and play. The teaching is goal-oriented progressing systematically every year, and it is tied to the national curriculum of the basic education in the arts. Towards the end of their studies, the pupils get to carry out a diploma work. Teaching is organised once a week. One semester is comprised of 15 lessons. In addition to the Cable Factory, teaching is organised at the Rudolf Steinerkoulun C-koulu school and the Tapanilan Hiidenkiven peruskoulu school.