Teaching Drama Through Languages & Languages Through Drama

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King's College London, Bush House

30 Aldwych (North entrance on Kingsway)

Room (S)2.03

London

WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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This free event for secondary-school teachers brings together inspirational educators who work in the crossover area between Drama and Modern Languages. How can the two disciplines learn and benefit from one another? How can one facilitate learning environments where Drama and Modern Languages inspire more young people to practice the values of inclusion and intercultural dialogue? Come along to learn, discuss and network with like-minded colleagues.


14:00–14:15 Coffee and Registration

14:15–14:30 Welcome talk on Theatre & Translation by Dr Margherita Laera (University of Kent)

14:30–16:00 Practical workshops by guest teachers Anne Bérélowitch (Instant Mix) and Jayne Thompson (University of Kent): 'Teaching Drama through Languages and Languages through Drama'

16:00–16:15 Break

16:15–17:30 Consultation on a new teaching resource entitled 'Performing International Plays'

17:30–18:30 Panel Discussion chaired by Dr Ana de Medeiros (King's College London, Modern Language Centre) with Dr Sylvan Baker, practitioner and Lecturer in Applied Theatre (RCSSD), Essential Drama Editor Phil Cleaves, theatre director, author and translator Anne Bérélowitch, and BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and education practitioner Harold Raitt: 'How can Drama and Modern Languages inspire more young people to practise the values of equality, diversity and inclusion?'

18:30–19:00 Drinks reception and networking


Sponsored by Language Acts and Worldmaking, King's College London, and the University of Kent School of Arts' Performance and Theatre Research Group.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTE

Please arrive at the North entrance of Bush House, the entrance facing Kingsway, looking up towards Holborn station https://www.kcl.ac.uk/visit/bush-house. The entrance has two very shallow steps. King’s has a ramp which wheelchair users can use, and everywhere inside is accessible.


We want to support teachers from all over the UK to be able to attend the event. Please write to us using the "contact" button below at if you require support with travel fees.

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King's College London, Bush House

30 Aldwych (North entrance on Kingsway)

Room (S)2.03

London

WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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