Newsletter 10/2019

The conference proceedings for the Drama in Education Days 2018 are available online as a pdf:

I am conducting an online research survey addressed to language teachers who use drama/theatre in their classes, trying to find more about motivations, formats, assessment and training regarding drama in language teaching. (It is an extended and revised version of the paper questionnaire distributed at the DiE Days 2019.) I would appreciate your participation very much! (takes about 5 minutes)

Survey: English version

Befragung: Deutsche Version


30th International Creative Drama in Education Congress, 24th-27th October 2019 in Adana, Turkey, Deadline for abstract submission: 15th June. More information:

9th World Alliance for Art Education Conference: Arts Education for everybody? Every student? Everywhere? 28th October – 1st November 2019, Frankfurt/Main. More information:

Save the date for IDEA 2020: Beijing, China, July 5-7 2020

Calls for Papers

3rd International Scenario Forum Conference (21-24 May 2020) entitled „GOING PERFORMATIVE IN EDUCATION – International Perspectives, Transcultural Contexts, Modes of Practice.“ CfP -Scenario-English-Final-1-6-19Download

Ödaf Jahrestagung, Wien,20./21.03.2020. CfP verlängert. Thema der Tagung: Grammatik mit Pfiff: ästhetisch – mehrsprachig – kreativ

New publications

Alice Savage. (2019). The Drama Book: Lesson Plans, Activities and Scripts for the Classroom. Alphabet Publishing. (25$) Verlagswebsite:

Mark Almond. (2019) Putting the Human Centre StagePractical theatre techniques to develop teacher presence, rapport and a positive classroom community. Pavillion. Verlagsseite:

Teaching Resources

Bara Dockalova’s scripts and songs for English learners, addressed to teachers and educators looking for drama-based English teaching materials:

A newsletter reader recommended this comprehensive website: (teaching resources and cpd)


Master’s thesis: „Performing Language and Identities: Adult Immigrant Students and the Creation of a Play

Article: „Improving public speaking in secondary education ― Exploring the potential of an improvisation training“ (L1) Free via


Öffentliche Ringvorlesung Theater und Schule an der Uni Freiburg: