Newsletter 02/24 (February)

Upcoming conferences

Performative Zugänge zu sprachlichem Lernen im Bereich DaF/DaZ
22. -23. März 2024 – Universität Kassel
Link zur Anmeldung. Da die Anzahl der Plätze begrenzt ist, wird zeitnahe Anmeldung empfohlen. Gebühr: 25€ (10€ für Studierende und Promovierende)

25th International Drama / Theatre in Education Conference 2024
22-27 March, 2024 – Retz, Niederösterreich

Scenario Forum Conference
9-11 May 2024, Dublin, Ireland

National Drama & Friends 2024 Drama Teacher Conference: Self-Advocacy for Drama Teachers
two day conference packed with KS3 workshops to support upskilling led by industry professionals including Frantic Assembly, Vamos Theatre and Vita Nova. Keynotes cover the importance of the KS3 curriculum; Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in the Drama classroom and the power of partnerships and collaborations. It includes performances and panel discussions.
Dates: Thursday 30th May to 31st May 2024.
Fees: Regular Fee: £175; Early Bird Fee (available to 29th February) £145. Book at:…

Applied Improvisation Network 2024 Conference: „Tune the Future“
18-21 July 2024

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) form. Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 15th, 2024
Proposal form: Click here to submit your proposal. Multiple submissions are allowed.
Official conference website: Click here for the 2024 Prague webpage

Drama in Education Summer School: „Inclusive practices in performative approaches to language and (inter)cultural learningin collaboration with Drama in Education Days
22-26 July 2024, Padua, Italy

Drama in Education Days Online: 25/ 26 October 2024, cfp and more information to follow soon

New books

Tim Taylor & Viv Aitken. Try This. published July 2023.
Try This is a collection of forty tried and tested learning sequences, or ‘keys’, that will bring classroom learning alive. If you are a teacher seeking to plan active, engaging, rigorous and memorable learning experiences, this book is for you. All the keys use Dramatic Inquiry; an approach to teaching based on the methods of legendary educator Dorothy Heathcote.

Patrice Baldwin: 40+ ‘Drama’ Strategies to Deepen Whole Class Learning A Toolbox for All Teachers. to be published in April 2024, available for pre-order