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Announcing...

DOROTHY HEATHCOTE NOW

INTERNATIONAL DRAMA CONFERENCE 2024 

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This year’s Dorothy Heathcote Now conference will take place from 7-10 November at Goldsmiths, University of London

 

The theme of this year’s conference is agency and empowerment. This is the key to Dorothy’s work. She called for a 'complete, radical, different power-shift' in the classroom. She declared: ‘If you can't take the power-shift, get out of the kitchen.’ How can we make this shift happen, in our own praxis?

 

There will be workshops and presentations by Cecily O’Neill, Brian Edmiston, Tim Taylor, Bob Selderslaghs and more. More details will be available shortly, including information on how to book.

 

There will be opportunities this year for a limited number of academic papers and presentations. Proposals for papers/presentations are invited on the conference theme. Possible topics might include: negotiation; questioning; positioning; conventions; teaching paradigms (transmission, crucible etc.); bonding; protection; self-spectator; teaching through materials; role and frame; teacher talk & colleague talk; stewardship; social learning. Proposals of up to 500 words should be sent by 26 June to: david@mantlenetwork.com

 

Dorothy Heathcote Now International Drama Conference 2024 is presented by Midland Actors Theatre and Goldsmiths, University of London, with the Mantle Network. Images from DH Now 2023.

MANTLE NETWORK SEMINAR GROUP

We have formed a new monthly online Mantle Network Seminar Group, to offer guidance and training in Mantle of the Expert, and other aspects of Dorothy Heathcote’s work; and provide a support network to teachers and practitioners. The group is now fully booked; but we will be offering more opportunities for training, mentoring and support in future - watch this space! 

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This is a recording of a Network event, in which we discussed the benefits and challenges of working through Mantle. Contributors include Brian Edmiston, Iona Towler Evans, Cecily O’Neill, Vaishali Chakravarty, Richard Kieran, Lisa Hinton, David Allen, and more.  

Dorothy Heathcote was ahead of her time. Her work continues to provide models, inspiration, and challenges. Her vision of a revolution in the way we think about education seems even more urgent now than ever. 

ONLINE EVENTS

As part of the 2023 "Dorothy Heathcote Now" conference, we ran a series of free online events.

 

The first featured David Montgomery, who shared his memories of working with Dorothy at New York University (see video).

The second session featured Brian Edmiston and Iona Towler-Evans, talking about "Humanizing Teaching with Dramatic Inquiry," and sharing examples from their recent practice.

In the third session, Viv Aitken and Tim Taylor discussed the realities of Mantle of the Expert around the world.

More videos from the series to follow shortly!

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BU SİTE HAKKINDA

Dorothy Heathcote, zamanının ilerisindeydi. Çalışmaları modeller, ilhamlar ve zorluklar sağlamaya devam ediyor. Eğitim hakkındaki düşünme şeklimizdeki devrim vizyonu şimdi her zamankinden daha acil görünüyor.

 

Bu konferans, konuşmaları ve pratik atölyeleri birleştirecek. Oluşturduğu farklı yöntemlere - süreç draması, Uzmanın Mantle'ı, Komisyon Modeli ve Rolling Rolü - ve aralarındaki bağlantılara bakacak.

 

Konuşmacılar / sunucular şunları içerir: Cecily O'Neill, Luke Abbott ve Brian Edmiston

 

Konferansla aynı zamana denk gelen Ulusal Drama Öğretimi Derneği, Eğitimde Drama Dergisi'nin özel bir “Dorothy Heathcote” sayısını yayınlayacak.

 

Konferans Midland Actors Theatre ve Birmingham City University (BCU) tarafından organize edilmektedir. Bu BCU'ya de veya çevrimiçi yapılacaktır.

Bu web sitesi, öğretmenleri ve uygulayıcıları desteklemek için var olan Mantle Network'ün evidir.

Okullarda özel etkinlikler, projeler ve koçluk ve mentorluk sunar.

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