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

WELCOME participants introduce themselves; discussion about using drama in their teaching; course programme overview (day by day).
MODULE ONE Introduction: course rationale, purpose and definitions; DiE-related resources and course bibliography; general theoretical considerations and key research findings in favour of drama as a teaching method

DAY 2

MODULE TWO Drama in Education as a creative practice; Drama Methods / Creative Conventions for DiE: an overview and analysis

DAY 3

TOUR IN LIMASSOL • Visit to Old city center, Carob Mill Museum, Medieval Castle & Museum and other monuments  • Data collection for the group work.

DAY 4

MODULE THREE focus on Mantle of the Expert as a sample creative convention for DiE; analysis of rationale, purpose and approach; data collection for the group work

DAY 5

MODULE FOUR | (a thematic extension) further exploration of subject-related issues: aspects of performance and creative responses

DAY 6

CLOSURE OF THE COURSE presentation of group work, review of the project, conclusions, certificates

DAY 7 (optional)

Visit to Paphos Archaeological Park with Roman mosaics, Paphos Medieval Castle and port.

Course fees

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

Sessions
  • 06.03.2021 - 11.03.2021
  • 17.04.2021 - 22.04.2021
  • 22.05.2021 - 27.05.2021
  • 09.10.2021 - 14.10.2021
  • 13.11.2021 - 18.11.202
  • 12.02.2022 - 17.02.2022
  • 26.03.2022 - 31.03.2022
  • 21.05.2022-  26.05.2022
  • 23.07.2022 - 28.07.2022
  • 08.10.2022 - 13.10.2022
  • 12.11.2022 - 17.11.2022
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