Disability Inclusion Dance Workshop for Teachers

The Disability Inclusion Dance Workshop for Teachers will not take place in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to help ensure the safety and wellbeing of students, staff, families and audiences.

For more information about COVID-19 and New South Wales public schools go to https://education.nsw.gov.au/news/latest-news/coronavirus-nsw-education


The Disability Inclusion Dance Workshop for Teachers is a two day registered professional learning course aimed at developing skills in teaching dance and engaging students with disability. 

The program is suitable for teachers who have one or multiple students with a disability and is open to teachers from both Government and non-Government schools.

Inclusive Dance Teachers Workshop

Workshop Overview
Sessions are facilitated by industry professionals and Department of Education teachers with specialised skills. Sessions will focus on:

  • Engaging students through movement, music and drama
  • Creating choreography for students
  • Using non-verbal communication, focusing on empowering and teaching students through performance, movement and gesture
  • Playbuilding and characterisation.

For further information about the course, please download the Information Package (when available).

Registered Professional Learning Hours
Completing the Disability Dance Teacher Workshop will contribute 10 hours of Registered Professional Learning addressing standards 1.5.2, 4.1.2 & 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation.

D'Arts Disability Dance Student Workshops
Visit the D'Arts Disability Dance Student Workshops page to learn more about the student program. The teacher workshop complements the student workshop; you may elect to attend the TPL workshop, the student workshop or both.

Please register via MyPL and enrol in Course RG03313. Applications open in early 2021!

Locations and Dates:

$300.00 for government teachers and $500.00 for non-government teachers.

Further Information:
For more information contact Catherine Gilholme, Arts Initiatives and Events Officer (Ph: 8512 1190)
or the Arts Initiatives Support Officer (Ph: 8512 1170).