Tell it to Them? Straight? – A study of the concerns of LGB secondary school teachers in the workplace.

Tell it to Them? Straight? A study of the concerns of LGB secondary school teachers in the workplace. – Written by Lee Samuels (Full copies of participant transcripts can be requested from leedipus@gmail.com) When I first told them that I was, and I came out to them, I’m not gonna lie I went back to […]

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Assessment Assessed – Stacy Brown

Assessment Assessed was Stacy’s MTL assignment from 2016-17 In a review completed by the Department of Education in 2016, it is suggested that the process of marking and assessing a pupil’s work has become somewhat of “a burden that simply must be addressed” (DFE 2016 p.3), for many teaching professionals. In addition, from my own […]

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Key questions about Drama: building an agenda

From Network / MTL Session 2, 7th December 2017 This meeting developed people’s research ideas and began to explore their relationship to the key questions (below). We then heard a little about the ‘Democracy through Drama’ project. See: https://mrcjbolton.wordpress.com/2017/11/10/democracy-through-drama-erasmus-project/ See also Chris’s forthcoming paper: Bolton, C. (2018) “Creating democratic classrooms: crossing local borders to hear […]

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What are you going to do with people’s lives? – Richard Holmes, Artistic Director, Big Brum TIE

As part of the event on 1st July, Richard shared some thoughts about Drama, young people and society. These form part of Big Brum’s new five year plan, which we share below. “What are you going to do with people’s lives?”   This was the question a seven year old child asked Sadiq Khan at the […]

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