Spoken World Podcast with Salihah Agbaje traces David’s roots in Theatre in Education. Spoken World is the winner of the Quill Most Innovative Podcast 2021 award. Their topics range from mindfulness to psychology, education, the Arts and all things child-related.⁣

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The latest episode of Developod is the first in a series of interviews with ELT influencers, chosen by our TDSIG competition winners. We kick things off with an interview with drama specialist David Farmer, who was chosen by Thais Olivieri. Tania asks him about introverted learners and how drama can be used for more than just getting students speaking.

DEVELOPOD is a monthly podcast show for interviews and comment on everything related to English language teacher development.

Webinars and Interviews

Drama To Inspire Webinar March 2022

This is a recording of the 60 minute webinar where we talk about 5 unforgettable ideas for teaching drama:
3D Living Pictures,
Hot Spotting
Storytelling Whoosh
Graphic Texts

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For two years online, I have not yet come across such an interesting workshop as yours was yesterday. I have a drama group and will be doing a workshop with your ideas on Thursday. I left your workshop fulfilled because I came across what I need in the work. Thank you. Best greeting from a little village in Croatia.


Drama Games for Language Teaching – Macmillan Webinar

Drama can enhance language learning and boost student confidence, creativity and spontaneity. In this webinar, David Farmer introduces five simple drama games and activities which can be easily implemented as a way of exploring and enhancing course book study.

Interview for National Association for Primary Education

David Farmer is interviewed by Mike Aylen of the National Association for Primary Education.