Hosted by Intermediae, the international kick-off meeting of the Another Roadmap School took place in Madrid from 18th to 22nd of october. The participants in the network collaborate to reflect and research on the histories, policies and possible alternative practices in arts education. At the meeting, participants from 21 working groups in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe together worked The Another Roadmap School , the platform for learning and exchange of the network. Sharing and discussing planned and ongoing research activities , at the meeting joint projects between working groups for the pilot phase of the School between 2015 and 2018 were developed: on histories of arts education, the relation between arts education and social movements, arts education and other economies, as well as curriculum analysis and development. On Thursday 22, a public presentation with panels in English and Spanish allowed for dicussion with researchers and practitioners in arts education and related fields in Spain.