Newsletter 08/2018

DiE-Days 2019

We’re planning the DiE-Days 2019 and we’d like to ask especially those who did  not attend  the conference 2018:  If you are thinking of attending next year, can you please fill out the quick survey to help us find a good date for the conference? It would also help us if you state in the comments if you would also travel to Zug in Switzerland or if you prefer Konstanz for the location of the conference.

Drama in Language Teaching Podcast

You want to learn more about what colleagues at other schools and universities are doing, listen to conference reports and maybe find some inspiration for the semester or school year ahead? Then you can now tune in to the Drama in Language Teaching podcast. I‘ve just published the first episode. In the first episode I interview Jonathan Sharp – who‘s an English language tutor at Tübingen University. In the second episode I talk to Veronika Fröhlich (University of Education, Heidelberg) – maybe you met them at the conference in Konstanz.  You can download the mp3, listen to it on the website or subscribe via Stitcher, iTunes or Android. Overview of episodes:

Conferences 2018 / Professional Development

6. SCENARIO Forum Symposium 2018: „Are universities on the way towards a new, performative teaching and learning culture?“ 21.-22. September 2018 | Leibniz Universität Hannover,

Cfp: German-speaking teacher trainers: CfP for upcoming conference on communication in teaching („Kommunikation im Lehramt“) in March 2019 in Leipzig. Theatre and improv are listed as one area of interest. Deadline for abstracts: 11th September 2018 (in German): Tagung Kommunikation_Call

ETAS Professional Development Day 2018, Liestal: Eva Göksel and Sharka Dohnalova will each conduct a workshop with a drama in education focus.

International Schools Theatre Association (ISTA)

Professional Development


The 23rd issue of Scenario has recently been published and is available online:

IDIERI 9 conference documentation available online:

New book by Erika Piazzoli: Embodying Language in Action: The Artistry of Process Drama in Second Language Education

ASSITEJ 2018 Magazine

Links and resources: (professional development courses for drama teachers)

Free resources for drama teachers: