Getting Started With ‘Drama for Learning’: The Basics

  • 16th Mar 2022
  • Online
  • Drama
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
  • Free For Partner Schools
  • Affiliate Schools Save 25%
  • Non-members From £80.00
Overview

This course is designed for teachers who want to learn how to use ‘Drama for Learning’ with confidence. ‘Drama for Learning’ as an approach will be explained and participants will receive guidance on how to first negotiate a ‘Drama Contract’ with their class. Twelve key drama strategies will be explained, with examples of ways that they have been used within various lessons.

One or more primary drama lessons will then be presented, ‘step by step’ (depending on the time available) and the main learning opportunities and intentions of the lesson/s will be outlined. The shifting roles and functions of the teacher at different points during the lesson will also be considered, and how teachers can choose to approach and use Teacher-in-Role in different ways, for various purposes.

About The Course

This course is designed for teachers who want to learn how to use ‘Drama for Learning’ with confidence. ‘Drama for Learning’ as an approach will be explained and participants will receive guidance on how to first negotiate a ‘Drama Contract’ with their class. Twelve key drama strategies will be explained, with examples of ways that they have been used within various lessons.

One or more primary drama lessons will then be presented, ‘step by step’ (depending on the time available) and the main learning opportunities and intentions of the lesson/s will be outlined. The shifting roles and functions of the teacher at different points during the lesson will also be considered, and how teachers can choose to approach and use Teacher-in-Role in different ways, for various purposes.

About the Programme Leader

Patrice Baldwin is:

  • Teacher trainer (ITT, INSET, CPD)
  • An internationally acclaimed ‘Drama for Learning’ expert
  • International Conference Speaker and Workshop leader
  • Author
  • A Director of the Council for Subject Associations (CfSA)
  • Director of Drama for Learning and Creativity (D4LC)

Patrice was:

  • Primary Headteacher
  • Local Authority Arts Education, Cultural Learning and School Improvement Adviser
  • Drama Editorial Expert for the ‘Rose’ primary curriculum
  • Ofsted inspector
  • Chair of National Drama
  • President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association
  • World Alliance for Arts Education (the Board Member for Drama)
  • BBC Education Series Consultant and Scriptwriter (Radio and TV)
  • Owner of ‘Inspiring Professional Development and School Improvement’
  • Oak National Academy, Primary Drama Subject Leader
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Non-member Price
16th Mar 2022
04:00pm - 05:30pm
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£80.00