Sunday, 12th May 2019
– Doors open at 1:15pm
The MTA Bernie Grant Arts Centre
This interactive 3 hour session will develop your confidence in welcoming all students regardless of ability or disability.
Subjects covered in this session include:
There will be an opportunity to network and liaise with colleagues over lunch before the workshop starts at 1pm.
Venue: The MTA, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green London, N15 4RX
Facilitated by Jo Howson and Louisa Roberts
Facilitator: Louisa Roberts B.Ed. (Hons) AST NPQSL FRSA
Louisa is a singer and vocal specialist with an extensive educational background as a Head of Department of Performing Arts in UK Primary and Secondary Schools and most recently as an Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Manager. In this role, Louisa was a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENCO) supporting students and families in accessing the primary curriculum. Facilitating continuing professional development previously as an Area Leader with Trinity College London, Guildhall, The Open University, Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) and Music Hubs she has facilitated workshops, mentored and supported teachers, education leaders and performers throughout the world for over 20 years. She sings Soprano in a number of chamber vocal ensembles including Sine Nomine International Touring Choir and The Joyful Company of Singers.
Facilitator: Jo Howson BA (Hons) MSc QTS
Jo Howson was Head of Drama of at a school in East London for a number of years and holds over 10 years of teaching experience. She has won the national GTC Teacher award for Excellence in Professional Development and the Jack Petchy Award for Outstanding Service to Young People. She holds Qualified Teacher Status, a Distinction from a Masters Degree course in Performance Research from Central School of Speech and Drama and a First Class Degree in Literature and Theatre Studies from the University of Warwick. Jo is passionate about teaching that helps students realise the value of their own creativity. Drama can help challenge students' perceptions about themselves and the world around them and celebrate both the successes and failures in performance, helping the students to grow. She believes an outstanding Drama teaching equips students with a joy and confidence that radiates in every role, character or part they play. This can be life-changing!
Sunday, May 12th 2019
Doors open: 1:15pm
Bookings close: May 11th 2019