We are looking for up to 25 teachers from across England to form a representative Think Tank to work with us in our action research.
We’ve been incredibly busy in this last year, reaching and supporting schools and teachers with high quality resources. We are now looking to the recovery and using money from the Cultural Recovery Fund to run a programme of deep thinking with teachers to plan our work into the next 5 years.
What’s the commitment?
Together we will explore research questions on schools’ needs post pandemic and how we can meet them:
We want to work with teachers to explore issues and ways we can respond. Come and join us as we do this work.
We are looking for Drama Teachers, Heads of Drama, Heads of Year, NQTs and teachers in Senior Leadership roles to join us for an 8-week programme (3rd May – 30th June) for 2 – 3 hours per week.
We will recruit 3 – 5 teachers from five Areas across England (North, Midlands, South East, South West and London). You’ll work with an Artist from your Area and the Theatre Centre team. You’ll be introduced to the programme scope and remit, explore the research questions and work through the planned activity. You’ll also come together as a national Think Tank as part of the action research.
You’ll be part of a 2 month-long professional development programme with a community of creative, curious, diverse and adventurous teachers and artists. You’ll be part of a research project that will shape our work and report findings that will be shared with the theatre sector. You’ll build deep relationships; strengthen your networks, stretching your own practice and developing your skills and insights.
We’re asking teachers to complete a short online Expression of Interest form, which should take around 15 minutes to fill in.
We’ll make selections based on your responses and bearing Area balance in mind. If you have any questions and would like to chat to us further about the Think Tank before you submit your expression of interest then come and join us on Wednesday 21 April anytime between 5:00pm – 6:30pm for a drop-in session (on Teams or Zoom). Sign up here.
Due to Covid-19, we are currently working remotely and not able to offer placements but if you’d like to hear more about our work, get in touch to have a conversation. We’d love to hear from you.
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