Drama teacher professional development
The commencement of the 2021 drama programs will be contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health.
Activities for all programs currently have to adhere to current DoE COVID-19 restrictions.
Drama Teacher Mentoring Program
This 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
of 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 teacher
professional development opportunity in 2019 with guest tutor Belinda Simon
Puppetry for drama teachers
The Arts Unit in partnership with Drama NSW were pleased to offer the
popular professional development opportunity in 2018.
Viewpoints and composition teacher training
In 2018 the Department of Education in partnership with Drama NSW launched an exciting teacher professional development opportunity for composition.
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.
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.
Devising 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.
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