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Saturday, March 12 • 11:30 - 12:30
What Does That Have To Do With Us - Exploring the Impact of Performing Arts on Student Engagement
Limited Capacity seats available

How drama can be used to break down barriers to learning and create relevance to young students in an everyday classroom.

  • With the increase use of technology have children forgotten the rules of creative play?
  • Is creative play useful to develop relationships?
  • How do we move from creative play to critical thinking?

Looking at both theory and practical exercises - this presentation will offer a differing viewpoint on how to construct relationships that extend beyond the classroom.


Speakers
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Diane Dupres

Head of Performing Arts, Beacon Academy
I have been teaching for over 20 years in five different countries. | | I am looking to study my Phd exploring the classroom as a theatre space and its link to cultural change. My passion is to teach young teachers how to use drama to engage learning. I have presented workshops with refugee communities in Cambodia and Malaysia. | | Mentored young teachers.  Worked with Special needs students using drama. Organised the... Read More →


Saturday March 12, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
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