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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.
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If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.
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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
Improve Your Primary School Through Drama £19.99
Using drama right across the curriculum to improve and invigorate teaching and learning, this book provides whole school and individual class approaches underpinned by sound theory and implemented in a real primary school. Explanations and examples are given in a clear and accessible style, and links are made to The National Strategy.
The book illustrates a wide range of strategies that show how drama can help with:
This user-friendly and comprehensive text is the perfect support tool for teachers and managers ready to improve their school regardless of whether they're approaching drama for the first time or are already passionate about it.
Rachel Dickinson leads the PGCE in Drama with English at Warwick University. She is also a freelance consultant specialising in theatre projects for young people and school improvement through drama. This, her most recent publication, is based on a three year ethnographic study of the introduction of drama into a challenging and diverse city centre primary school.
Professor Jonothan Neelands is a National Teaching Fellow, the Chair of Drama and Theatre Education, and Director of Teaching and Learning at the University of Warwick UK. He has trained teaching artists at the Royal Shakespeare Company and at New York’s New Victory Theater.
Led by Amanda Kipling
This course looks at a variety of strategies for dealing with questions and answers while enriching rather than stopping the drama, and encouraging students to be the answer-finders of their own questions.
Amanda Kipling leads the PGCE Drama Course at Goldsmiths, University of London and has led many successful courses for London Drama.
Thursday 3rd December 2015: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama NW3 3HY
More info and to book at Questioning in Drama
Member booking at Questioning (Members).
'How can drama survive in a hostile environment?'
London Drama's non-residential two day Workshop-Conference next year will feature Jonothan Neelands, 5 practical workshops, a youth theatre presentation, and your own papers/presentations!
Dates: Friday 8th & Saturday 9th April 2016 10-6pm.
Venue: Goldsmiths University of London
Bright & Early Bird booking until 30 November!
More info and to book here. Member discount booking here. Concessions here.
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.
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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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.