Santorini 🔆 Learn to Teach Through Drama on a Greek Island 2020 November

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Date(s) - Sun, 8 Nov 2020 - Sat, 14 Nov 2020
All Day

Hellenic Cultural Centre



Bring Lessons to Life through Drama Techniques

Santorini, Greece
8-14 November 2020
Course Tutors: David Farmer and Ifigenia Georgiadou

Come and join us on the idyllic Greek island of Santorini to share enjoyable and effective drama techniques with colleagues. Be inspired by the stunning landscape and take away life-changing approaches to teaching.


An unforgettable one-week drama course, a unique training and cultural experience in one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Santorini, Greece!

Just imagine what this course could do for you 🔆🏖🕶

Bring Lessons to Life Through Drama Techniques

This brand new course is presented by Drama Resource in collaboration with the Hellenic Culture Centre.

Suitable for all primary, secondary and adult educators, this unique one-week in-depth course shows you how to use drama games and strategies to engage your students in learning across the curriculum. Drama expert David Farmer guides you through activities which can be applied to sciences, history, geography, literacy, mathematics and the arts. There will be ample time to explore a wide range of theatrical approaches, to discuss common issues with colleagues and devise practical solutions. There will be guided opportunities to create practical lesson plans to use in your own subject area or across the curriculum. You’ll come away with a folder full of effective ideas guaranteed to liven up your lessons.

At the end of the course participants will be invited to join an online community to continue exchanging ideas and materials.

Staying in the beautiful village of Megalochori, cultural activities will form a part of each day, including guided walking tours, visits to local towns, museums, a ceramic workshop and of course Greek dancing!

This brand-new course is run by the award-winning Hellenic Culture Centre and you simply need to email our very helpful organiser Ifigenia Georgiadou if you’re interested: [email protected]

  • Includes FULL notes and lesson plans so that you can concentrate on participating in the activities
  • Attendance Certificate presented

Booking: Email [email protected] or call +30 6944105484

During the course, the following assessment and evaluation techniques are implemented: micro-teaching, group discussions, guided conversation, questionnaires, focus group, project work, and experiential/drama assessment activities.

Participation Costs
Total cost: 590 euros per participant (includes all training and a cultural programme (excursions, workshops, walks and many other activities).

Additional costs:
Meals: Estimated 45-55 euros per day
Accommodation: Around 50-55 euros per day for a single room or 55-65 euros per day for a double room. HCC organises the accommodation and meals for all participants, to get the best prices and location.

Click to Download Santorini Drama Infographic (PDF)

Click to Download Santorini Drama Infographic (PDF)

Trainers: David Farmer, the main trainer, inspires, motivates and educates teachers about the power of drama to transform learning. Following a stand-out career as a theatre director and producer of shows and workshops for young people across the world, he is an in-demand speaker, trainer and writer. His online course Drama Games for Language Teaching won the Best Resource for Teachers Award from the English Speaking Union in 2018. He is the author of several best-selling books on drama including 101 Drama Games and Activities and Learning Through Drama in the Primary Years.

Ifigenia Georgiadou, the co-trainer, is the Director of the Hellenic Culture Centre, a highly-experienced teacher trainer and researcher on language teaching and learning. She is the author of several books and numerous articles on language teaching. She is a certified EUROLTA Master Trainer, a coordinator of EU research projects and an evaluation expert in the National Organisation for Certification of Adult Educators and EU National Agencies in Greece. Member of the Board of the International Language Network ICC.