Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education are the pillars of Drama Education and are taken for granted. Dramas ability to cover SMSC Education so thoroughly and so succinctly is one of Drama’s major strengths and justifications for its inclusion in the wider school curriculum and we should be shouting about it! Continue reading SMSC: The pillars of Drama Education
Education in Britain is divided up by so many different means, some officially such as by gender or faith and others unofficially such as location or ethnicity. Social, political and cultural division is rife through the education system. As we move towards the 2017 General Election, how much of that politics can schools debate and get involved in? Especially when the climate is touchy, the … Continue reading Should the subject of Drama mix with politics?
Here is the third interview of my monthly feature; interviews with Drama Teachers who work at the coalface of the Drama Studio. This time it is with Kate Nash. Kate teachers Drama to 11 to 18 years olds in a private school in Bath, she is on the executive committee for National Drama and a keen advocate for the Arts. You can follow Kate on Twitter @KateMrsnash Continue reading Latest Interview with Drama Teacher Kate Nash
Here is the second interview of my new monthly feature; interviews with Drama Teachers who work tirelessly, hard and in their Drama Studio. This time it is with Jenny Camerson who is both a Head of Performing Arts and a Drama SL based in Cheltenham. KRB: How long have you been teaching? JC: Since 1997 – I started out in Warwickshire teaching mostly English with … Continue reading Latest Interview with Drama Teacher Jenny Cameron
There are always things that one needs to focus on as any a practitioner and a professional. As teachers we are expected to juggle so many balls at the same time that it is inevitable that some of those balls will get dropped and we need to pick them up again later when things are less busy. In any one day we have to decide … Continue reading 3 things I wish I knew more about…
Here is the first of a series of blog posts where I’ve interviewed other Drama Teachers. Continue reading Interview with David Moloney