This year it has been 12 years of blogging on Burt’s Drama.I find it interesting to look back at those 12 years of blogging and see how things have changed. So here are 12 posts, one from each of year, that highlight how things have changed. Continue reading 12 Years of Burt’s Drama
I’m going to start 2020 with an exciting announcement. I’m going to be presenting at the Music and Drama Education Expo again and I’m super excited to be going back. Continue reading Happy New Year
It must surely be time for this squeeze on our education system to stop. Let children choose the subjects that they want to do, be that all the arts subjects, every language or any combination they choose which they, and their parents, feel is appropriate to their abilities, desires and aspirations. Culture isn’t just something for the privileged, all people have culture, and all schoolchildren should be shown it and asked to participate within it. Continue reading The beginning of the end for the EBACC?
With the 2019/2020 academic year approaching I am spending some time over my summer holiday reflecting. Thinking about what I’ve learnt from the last academic year and what I want to focus on this year. Continue reading Reflections and intentions
I love BBC Bitesize. I love everything about it. It is easily accessible by every student. It explains key terminology, key concepts and key skills in a clear, concise and comprehensive way. It is also free. It crosses all boundaries in terms of ability and inequality. As such, I use it all the time and I think the Drama pages for GCSE in particular, are … Continue reading Your chance to help change BBC Bitesize Drama GCSE.
Music and Drama Education Expo, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th March 2019, London Olympia. Having spoken at the London Music and Drama Education Expo every year for the last three years, I’ve had a long and lovely relationship with them. It is a fantastic Expo and if you have the opportunity to attend it really is well worth it. The range and depth of CPD … Continue reading My 2019 Music and Drama Education Expo Preview.