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Join Us to be a Drama teacher in China!

Y.H English and Drama is currently looking for enthusiastic drama teachers or graduates who studied drama related degree programme subjects such as Drama, English and Drama, Drama in Education, Acting, etc. The ideal candidates should have a passion to teach drama and be keen to work with students from different culture backgrounds. Previous teaching experiences would be highly desirable, but not necessary.
Full information here.
Contact us at vyiwu@hanlanedu.com
Or email London Drama at londondrama1@gmail.com 


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Drama Support

Drama Job Vacancies

Current Drama jobs here.
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Borough Drama

Is your borough organised for Drama? Does it provide INSET or CPD courses? London Drama can support the development of initiatives and programmes for drama in boroughs. Please contact us if you would like more information. 
Find out more


School Support

If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.


Youth Theatres

Get Into Theatre helps you find out about career opportunities, work experience, training and much more.


Publications

Order

 

Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".

Published as a downloadable E-Book.

More info and download here


London Drama Members!

Get 5% discount on all London Drama books at LD Books. (Log in required.) Applies also to members of National Drama and English Speaking Board. Find out more


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Recent Evening Courses (Members)

Here you can see what you've missed! These are all recent Evening Courses that we have run with their course descriptions and tutor information.

Photos from the London Drama Students' Welcome can be accessed here.

Don't miss another good course! Go here to see what we have got for you.

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Drama Games & Ideas Swapshop (Members) Drama Games & Ideas Swapshop (Members)
a FREE event led by London Drama Team & Yourselves!
on Tuesday 5 March 2013
6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Staging in Schools: an aesthetic transforming space, actor and audience  (Members) Staging in Schools: an aesthetic transforming space, actor and audience (Members)
Masterclass and Show with Theatre Centre
Thursday 3 October 2013: 5-7pm and 7.30pm
The Greenwich Theatre SE10 8ES
more info
Who Needs AFL When We Have Got Drama? (Members) Who Needs AFL When We Have Got Drama? (Members)
led by Amanda Kipling
Wednesday 26 February 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, NW3 3HY.
more info
Drama Now! 2014 Conference Follow Up  (Members) Drama Now! 2014 Conference Follow Up (Members)
led by LD Team and Yourselves!
Tuesday 3rd June 2014
6.30-8.30pm
Venue: TBC
more info
The Making of The Muddy Choir (Members) The Making of The Muddy Choir (Members)
CPD Session and Show with Theatre Centre
Wednesday 24 September 2014: 5-7pm and 7.30pm
The Greenwich Theatre SE10 8ES
more info
Questioning in Drama (Members) Questioning in Drama (Members) (£50.00 £40.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Thursday December 2015: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
more info
Stig of the Dump as a Drama Teaching Resource (Members) Stig of the Dump as a Drama Teaching Resource (Members) (£50.00 £40.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Wednesday 30th November 2016: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London
more info
Questioning in Drama (Members) Questioning in Drama (Members)
led by Amanda Kipling
Thursday 16th May 2019: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Old Diorama, 201 Drummond Street NW1 3FE
more info
The New Edexcel A Level Drama Course (Members) The New Edexcel A Level Drama Course (Members)
led by Robert Fonseca
Tuesday 20th October 2009
6.30-8.30pm
at Central School of Speech & Drama
more info
Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal (Members) Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal (Members)
Friday 13th June 2014: 7.30pm
The New Diorama Theatre NW1 3BF
more info
Questioning in Drama (Members) Questioning in Drama (Members) (£50.00 £40.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Tuesday 6th December 2016: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama NW3 3HY
more info
Why Teach GCSE Drama? (Members) Why Teach GCSE Drama? (Members)
led by Catherine Connor
Wednesday 22nd May 2019: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Old Diorama, 201 Drummond Street NW1 3FE
more info
Care and Good Use of Your Voice (Members) Care and Good Use of Your Voice (Members) (£50.00 £40.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Thursday 30th May 2019 6.30-8.30pm (registration 6-6.30pm)
Venue: Old Diorama, 201 Drummond Street NW1 3FE
more info
Dorothy Heathcote's Teaching in Role (Members) Dorothy Heathcote's Teaching in Role (Members)
led by Chris Lawrence & the LD Team
on Tuesday 24 June 2014; 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons (Members) Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons (Members) (£50.00 £40.00)
led by Carol Olivier
Tuesday 12 November 2013: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info

Coming up

Ofsted's 'Intent, Implementation and Impact'. What does this look like in Drama?

Wednesday 30th October 2019: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Old Diorama, Drummond Street NW1 3FE.
What are the practical implications of the New Ofsted Framework for Drama?
This course will outline key aspects of the new Ofsted framework and what is meant by an 'Ambitious Curriculum' while maintaining an integrated approach to Drama teaching.
More info and book at Ofsted Course 
Discount Member booking at Member Booking.


Who Needs AfL When We Have Got Drama?

Thursday 28th November 2019: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: TBC
In the ‘chase the next initiative’ climate in which we find ourselves, it is easy to forget that good drama teaching is, by its very nature, full of Assessment for Learning activities in any case.
This course will revisit the drama form as a rich learning and assessment tool totally in keeping with AfL values without having to interrupt lessons by doing so.
More info and book at Assessment in Drama. 
Discount Member booking at Member Booking.


Drama for Teachers of English

Thursday 5th December 2019: 5.30-7.30pm
Venue: Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy, Iron Mill Lane, Crayford DA1 4RS
Drama and English as subjects have  a lot in common: for instance, the emphasis on stories and story making, and the exploration of characters, their actions and motives.
This course will empower and encourage English teachers or Drama teachers who also teach English to enhance and enrich their English teaching by using drama techniques with their classes.
More info and book at Drama for English Teachers.
Discount Member booking at Member Booking.


London Drama Students' Welcome

This event has been rearranged for Saturday 18th January 2020: 10-4pm
Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL.
If you are starting your PGCE Drama course this year this is the event for you!
Starting Your Professional Development as a Drama Teacher is the London Drama event that aims to do just that – provide you with useful experiences, resources, ideas and information to equip you on your journey as a successful drama teacher. It will be practical (of course) and will also provide you with an opportunity to share your ideas, establish networks and gain inspiration from other students.
More info and book at Students Welcome 
Discount Student Member booking at Member Booking.


Surveys

Drama Networks Survey
Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here


GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.


Courses Survey
We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.


Mapping Drama Practice
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Organisations

STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark. STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations. STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.
Find out more here.