Always keen to introduce young children to poetry, for some years I ran a Poetry Club for years 1 and 2 at the Primary School where I was a Governor. We met during lunchtime for approximately 25 minutes for each
The question we may ask ourselves as drama teachers could be, “Is technology our friend or foe?” During these disruptive times, we are no longer seeing our students face to face but holding lessons via various apps such as Zoom,
Having taught speech, drama and dance for the past 20 years, running a successful local drama school and teaching in a variety of local and independent schools, I was running on a happy teaching autopilot. My classes were busy and
The prospect of teaching remotely a ‘hands on’ and spontaneous subject such as Speech and Drama – filled me with dread. I had to be thankful though that the school who employs me to teach LAMDA wanted to keep it
The next STSD Annual General Meeting is planned to be held in London on Saturday 13th February 2021, dependent upon the COVID19 situation. More details to follow in due course.
Dear Members and Subscribers The closing date for articles for the Summer issue of Word Matters has just passed and I have been in contact with John Good who design, prepare, print and distribute our Journal. Unfortunately John Good has
New Oxford University research study will track what helps or harms adolescents’ mental health during the COVID-19 crisis A new research survey launches today from experts at the University of Oxford along with collaborators from the Universities of Cambridge, Glasgow,
Our 2020 Conference in Canterbury has been postponed until 2022 (Thursday 18 – Saturday 21 August) and the programme of events planned for 2020 will remain the same. Preparations are underway for our 2021 Conference in Stratford (Friday 20 –
Speech and Drama teachers have many skills. As a teacher of speech and drama I am of the opinion that these come into play when organising a personal or business event, most particularly in the classroom and any learning environment.
Booking details of our 2020 Conference in Canterbury taking place from 20-23 August. 2020 Conference Flyer 2020 Conference application form