Teacher Professional Learning


Activity for this program is temporarily suspended for the foreseeable future to support efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the safety and well being of students and staff.

Link to Department of Education latest information on COVID-19.

Drama Teacher Mentoring Program
teachers mentoring togetherThis program provides professional learning opportunities for
both primary and secondary teachers with a passion for being involved in Drama events
such as Festivals and Camps.

Frantic Assembly Masterclasses
In 2019 The Arts Unit in partnership with Drama NSW were thrilled to be presenting a series
ofteachers mentoring together teacher professional development workshops around the state with award winning UK company Frantic Assembly.

Advanced Drama Warm-Ups
Run in partnership with Drama NSW , The Arts Unit launched a new teacherImage of students in a circle being led by a teacher in a clapping warm up game
professional development opportunity in 2019 with guest tutor Belinda Simon



Puppetry for Drama Teachers Puppetry for Drama Teachers
The Arts Unit in partnership with Drama NSW were pleased to offer the
popular professional development opportunity in 2018.



Devising Theatre WorkshopViewpoints & Composition Teacher Training
In 2018 the Department of Education in partnership with Drama NSW launched a new teacher professional development opportunity 




The following opportunities were available to teachers in public schools. Accreditation with the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW was available for most courses and programs. Registration was available thought MyPL.


Teacher delivering drama lesson to students

Active Pedagogy in the Primary Classroom
Run in partnership with Monkey Baa Theatre Company equipped primary teachers with strategies which can be used to engage students across the entire curriculum.



teacher speaking to drama students in a lessonDevising Drama in the Primary Classroom
Run in partnership with Monkey Baa Theatre Company this was an in depth workshop on how to devise original drama work in the Primary classroom.