DRAMA IN EDUCATION -Using drama as a tool in teaching and learning (6-DAY/ 7-DAY COURSE) LIMASSOL

Broadly speaking, Drama in Education (DiE): using drama as a tool in teaching and learning is designed for, and dedicated to teachers
• who are looking for meaningful ways of reflecting on their professional practice
• who wish to engage with pedagogic issues and widen their understanding of the methods and practice of creative teaching/learning through drama
• who are looking to revitalize and energize their approach to teaching
• who wish to enhance and refresh their skills in delivering subject content in/through English
As participants come from different European countries, the course is also a valuable exercise in community building and international understanding. The course is 6-day, however there is the possibility to extend it to 7-day.

The  cost for 6-day course is  480 euro and for 7-day course is 560 euro. It  includes course fees, course material, entrance to museums and tours.

Objectives

• understanding drama conventions and ways of creating meaning and engagement
• understanding the potential Drama in Education has for providing context for teaching/learning
• providing and exercising creative ideas for successful implementation of drama in the curriculum
• improving the ability to use innovative student-centered pedagogical approaches
• increased confidence in communicating in English
• increased intercultural awareness

Course schedule
DAY 1
  • What is ‘Drama in Education’?
  • Introductory drama activities
  • The importance of DiE
  • Activities for team building
  • History of DiE
  • ICT tools for finding resourses
DAY 2
  • Visit to Limassol Old city center, Carob Mill Museum, Medieval Castle & Museum and other monuments.
  • Doing activities in the city center
  • Data collection for the group work
DAY 3
  • The goals of DiE
  • What are the basic elements of Drama?
  • Drama and Multiple intelligences theory
  • Theatre Vs Drama
  • Drama activities for concentration
  • The role of the teacher in DiE
  • Designing costumes for drama activities.
  • Group work
DAY 4
  • DiE as a creative practice
  • Drama activities for improving self-expression
  • Drama methods & techniques
  • Drama method: ‘Mantle of the Expert’
  • Visit to Kourion ancient theater & archaeological site.
  • Discussion about activities in archaeological sites.
  • Group work
DAY 5
  • Drama activities for building a character
  • Drama activities for the acceptance of diversity
  • Thematic extensions
  • Visit to the Theatre Museum
  • Municipal Garden
  • Data collection for group work.
DAY 6
  • Drama activities for developing physicality
  • Drama in Education in different countries
  • Participants complete the group work
  • Presentation of group work
  • Review of the course
  • Certificates
DAY 7 (optional)
  • Visit to Paphos Archaeological Park with Roman mosaics.
  • Paphos Medieval Castle & port
Course fees

480 euro (6-day) & 560 euro (7-day)

Sessions
  • 13.11.2021 - 18.11.2021
  • 12.02.2022 - 17.02.2022
  • 12.03.2022 - 17.03.2022
  • 21.05.2022 - 26.05.2022
  • 23.07.2022 - 28.07.2022
  • 08.10.2022 - 13.10.2022
  • 12.11.2022 - 17.11.2022
  • 11.02.2023 - 16.02.2023
  • 25.03.2023 - 30.03.2023
  • 20.05.2023 - 25.05.2023
  • 22.07.2023 - 27.07.2023
  • 07.10.2023 - 12.10.2023
  • 11.11.2023 - 16.11.2023
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