One of the potential outcomes of drama in education is its ability to develop participants’ metaxis. The meaning of this term has been defined by Boal (1995:43-44) as a lens that someone can use to view their simultaneous position in different ‘worlds’ and that this process enables a person to comment upon the two. Similarly,… Read More Culture in action
Originally posted on Barradell Blogs:
I hate and love social media. I hate chinese whispers and how people jump to conclusions and get very concerned about things that quite frankly aren’t true. So here is me, putting down ‘on screen’ what the ‘Drama’ is about Drama. It is easy for me to write a blog…
Is drama in education necessary? How is drama’s place in education changing its nature?… Read More Is Drama in education necessary?
Recently, I emerged from the depths of becoming a father for the second time and was alarmed to read Dame Sally Coates’ opinion that “teachers across the country should teach exactly the same lessons at exactly the same time”. Through my sleep-deprived haze and given my new ‘baby-routine’, dictated to me by our new daughter, I… Read More Doublespeak- Doublethink
Teaching can often be a lonely job. Despite being in the company of a number of learners, colleagues and teachers, I often felt that what I was trying to achieve in my practice was at risk of being swallowed in the variety of school agendas, policies and processes. This risk of isolation has, arguably, been… Read More A Frame of Mind?