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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


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London Drama Students' Welcome 2012 £12.00

London Drama Students' Welcome 2012

London Drama Students' Welcome 2012 £12.00

led by PGCE Drama Tutors

Saturday 22 September 2012 9.30am to 3.30pm

Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL.

Hello and Welcome to London and to London Drama!

Each year London Drama welcomes to London all the new students from the four PGCE Drama Courses at the London Colleges (plus Reading) and all GTP/SCITT/Other drama trainees and puts on a special event for them. This year our Welcome takes place on Saturday 22nd September 2012 from 9.30am to 3.30pm, at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL. It is called Starting Your Professional Development as a Drama Teacher and 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.

The Course Leaders will be the following PGCE Drama Course leaders: Andy Kempe (Reading), Amanda Kipling (Goldsmiths) and Kenneth Taylor (Middlesex). Each workshop leader will provide a different relevant focus to extend and support your drama teaching and everyone who attends will work with every tutor – so you won’t miss out on anything. The London Drama Bookstall will attend the event as well so you will have an opportunity to take advantage of the 5% discount on books.

Why Membership of London Drama?
Joining London Drama will link you to an already existing network of Drama Teachers across the capital. As a member you will be kept in touch by regular issues of Dialogue, London Drama’s Newsletter, by email via our E-News, and you will receive National Drama’s magazine Drama when it is published. You will also get discounted rates on all our courses throughout the year and 5% discount on books. For more information click What You Get.

Course Fees:
Members Already Fee: £8; book in Members' Area at Member Already.
Standard Non Member Fee: £12;
Buy Membership [£20] and Workshop together: £28.
Please select your preferred option below.

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Order in the Chaos Order in the Chaos E-Book (£33.00 £25.00)
by Danielle MacKenzie
London Drama
ISBN: 978-0-9537986-2-5
more info
Learning to Teach Drama 11-18 Learning to Teach Drama 11-18 (£24.99)
by Andy Kempe and Helen Nicholson
Continuum International Publishing Group
ISBN: 978-0826491688
more info
Learning to Teach in the Secondary School Learning to Teach in the Secondary School (£23.99)
by Susan Capel, Marilyn Leask, Tony Turner (Editors)
Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415478724
more info

Coming up

Teaching Devising with Complicite

Saturday 20th January 2018: 10am-5pm
Led by Complicite.
Venue: TBC

Complicite's Teaching Devising workshop offers new ideas, methods and tools for teachers to take back to their classrooms to inspire students to take ownership of new and more exciting approaches to telling stories.
More info and Non Member Booking at Teaching Devising
Members Booking (log in needed) at Teaching Devising (Members).


Drama Now! Conference 2018

Thursday 5th March & Friday 6th April 2018
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London

Early Bird Booking is now available for London Drama's next two day non-residential Conference.
More info and Non Member Booking at Drama Now Conference
Members Booking (log in needed) at Drama Now Conference (members)
Concession NM Booking at Conference (NM Concessions)
Member concessions at Conference (Member Concessions)


Surveys

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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.