Using Drama for Humanities
This course consists of 2 sessions, the first is Using Drama for Learning to teach History and the second is Using Drama to Explore Global Issues.
Course Presenter: Patrice Baldwin
DRAMA - Patrice Baldwin is an internationally renowned ‘Drama for Learning’ teacher, consultant and trainer, having been a Primary Headteacher and Local Authority Arts Education Adviser, School Improvement Partner and inspector. She was President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) and Chair of National Drama and was a national curriculum consultant and the editorial expert for Primary Drama (for the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority). She was also a BBC Education series consultant and prolific scriptwriter and is a Director of the Council for Subject Associations.
Patrice created and directed ‘Drama for Learning and Creativity’ (D4LC), a research based school improvement initiative, that was supported by NESTA, QCA, Arts Council England, National Drama and IDEA and was presented at UNESCO’s 2nd World Creativity Conference in South Korea.
Patrice is a visiting Drama and Education lecturer at many universities, both in the UK and worldwide. She was honoured as a Visiting Fellow at the University of East Anglia and as a Cultural Leader for Brock University, Niagara. She has published several books, e.g. ‘With Drama in Mind,’ ‘Improving Writing Through Drama,’ ‘Teaching Literacy Through Drama,’ ‘The Primary Drama Handbook’ and others. Her next book is ‘Process Drama for Second Language Learning and Teaching’ (Bloomsbury, October 2021).
‘Patrice Baldwin is a rarity. She is one of the few primary drama experts left and quite possibly the most experienced and effective drama primary teacher. Teachers on her courses, come away feeling more confident and with a broader repertoire. Her work is excellent!’ Pie Corbett
‘Absolutely brilliant! Patrice’s course opened doors for colleagues which they would not have believed possible. In everything she does, she walks delegates through the materials, and discusses the impact this has on children’s learning. She uses drama conventions to create opportunities for pupils to secure their learning in new and deeper ways.’ Mary Myatt