Designs on Drama: A National Drama One Day Drama CPD Event
National Drama’s CPD training for secondary teachers on
Saturday 11th November 2017: 9am-5pm.
Join us for a day focused around designs for the world of Drama in the heart of Shakespeare country.
Now the frustrations of the first experiences of the new specifications are well under way the next thing will be the need to bring KS3 into line with new developments.
Our day begins with an input from a designer from the Royal Shakespeare Company, followed by Keith Burt’s workshop which will share effective assessment and planning with KS3 models handily linked to new 9-1 levels. Neil Francis’s brilliant workshop will help you successfully teach new technical and design elements without the guesswork; and a discussion with the BACC for the Future campaign will keep you up to date with the latest political developments. Additionally, you will be able to share good practice with fellow professionals over lunch and take part in the Games Exchange, swapping games that inspire your students, tackling the devising process by firing up their creative imagination. Come and join us!
Workshop One: Changing levels: Making KS3 Assessment work led by Keith Burt
Games Exchange – games to start devising sessions
Workshop Two: Teaching Theatre Design – a basic guide led by Neil Francis
Participants experience all sessions in the day.
About the Course Leaders:
Head of Drama and Education Blogger, Keith Burt, graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has a Masters in Drama Education from Middlesex University. He is an experienced and established Head of Drama and previous Artistic Director of a professional theatre company. His key interests are Shakespeare, technology use in the drama studio and flipped learning.
Neil Francis is currently the Theatre Manager at Kingswood School in Bath. Following a degree in Theatre Arts, Education and Deaf Studies at Reading University, he worked at Charterhouse School and several receiving theatres and toured with companies such as Graeae Theatre Company and Stephen Joseph Theatre. His ethos is for uncomplicated and good quality design and his specialist area is lighting design.
Lunch and refreshments included: free parking at the venue.
**Early Bird Booking available until 30th September 2017**