Drama Courses

PowerUp: Drama Games for Language Teaching (Online)
This award-winning online course begins on 23 September and finishes on 13 October 2019.

A unique 3-week online course exploring how to use drama games and strategies to engage students in language learning. The course uses a mix of video clips, interactive activities and detailed explanations with continual support at every stage and detailed feedback on the final project.

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Inspirational Drama in the Primary School
Old Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond Street, London, NW1 3FE. Wednesday 3rd July 2019 10:30am – 4:30pm

If you have attended our ever-popular Drama in the Primary Curriculum course we know you will love this one – but it is open to all teachers and no prior knowledge is necessary. David Farmer will deliver brand new lesson plans from his forthcoming new book, suitable for KS1 and KS2 teachers. Places available… book now >

Literature and Drama in Language Teaching
This face to face course takes place from 19-30 August 2019 at Norwich Institute for Language Education, 82 Upper St Giles St. Norwich NR2 1LT.

This two-tutor 50-hour course for English Language Teachers explores approaches to using literature and drama in the language classroom. Sessions on the use of literature will focus on ways of promoting the habit of extensive reading and developing creative response strategies to encourage learners to become more active readers. Drama sessions are designed to boost confidence, creativity and spontaneity through role-play, drama games and improvisation.

Places available… book now >

NEW! Free email course on Primary Drama Teaching!
CLICK HERE TO ENROL IN OUR FREE 14-day online email course and learn eight easy to use drama teaching strategies/ideas.
These hand-crafted lesson ideas will arrive in your personal inbox.
Each email focuses on a different drama activity with practical examples for working across the curriculum.

Drama Resource offers high quality CPD drama courses for teachers, teaching assistants, freelance drama practitioners, actors and directors. Our drama in education courses explore the role of drama in the creative curriculum and in raising literacy standards. Theatre professionals run masterclasses on directing and devising theatre, improvisation and mask. We welcome visitors to our courses from across the UK as well as many who travel from international locations.

All our drama courses are highly practical and supported by explanatory notes, enabling participants to easily adapt approaches for their own use. In addition to the courses listed on this page, Drama Resource also offers INSET training and CPD to primary schools across the UK, including whole-school training days and twilight sessions.