Archived Professional Development

Sat, 06/04/2019 - 10:00 - 16:00

This course will be led by Dr. Amy Bebbington, Director of Training for the Association of British Choral Directors. It will be for anyone who works with young voices in whole class, assembly, musicianship or choir situations. The session will be relevant, fun, informative and practical, covering invaluable leadership techniques.

6th April 2019 

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 09:00 - 12:00

Tri-Music Together are offering a free half day courses for Music leaders/teachers that work with young children in the EYFS and/or Key Stage 1. 

Date and time: 2 April 2019, 9am – Midday
Location: Lyric Hammersmith, King Street, London, W6 0QL

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 17:00 - 19:00

Sound and Music's Teacher Network Event is for London secondary music teachers wanting to explore and strengthen their approach to teaching composing.

Date and time: 28 March 2019, 17:00 – 19:00 
Location: Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London, W1U 2BP

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 13:00 - 17:00

This half-day workshop will look at the basics of Search Marketing (also known as Pay-Per-Click, or PPC), how to enrol for the Ad Grants scheme, and how to get the best returns.

Fri, 22/03/2019 - 09:30 - 16:00

Explore the basics of creative dance and develop your subject knowledge, confidence and delivery skills through a variety of interactive tasks and activities. Run by The Place and A New Direction. 

Date: Friday 22 March 2019, 9.30am – 4pm

Location: The Place, 17 Duke's Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9PY

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 13:15 - 17:00

Join London Bubble Theatre, Kazzum and Immediate Theatre with guest speaker Dr. Jonathan Barnes (Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University) for an introduction to Speech Bubbles.

Date: 28 Feb 2018
Times: 1.15pm, 2.45pm or 4.15pm
Location: Early Excellence Ltd, Water Gardens Square, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 6RH

Tue, 26/02/2019 - 09:30 - 11:00

Find out how to use your charity's social media to increase followers, boost engagement and get noticed in this free training from Lewisham Local and Lewisham Lowdown. 

Date: 26 February 26, 9:30 – 11:00 am 
Location: Lewisham Local, Unit B, PLACE/Ladywell, 261 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6AY

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:00 - 15:00

Creative Resilience: Story-led creative approaches to using the Resilience Framework. Celine Wyatt and Jo Cleasby from the Grand Theatre Blackpool

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 10:30 - 16:15

A day of workshops and discussions on the themes of Early Years, Youth Voice and Social Justice.
Date: Thursday 14 February 2019
Location: Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Thu, 14/02/2019 (All day)

A day of workshops and discussions on the themes of Early Years, Youth Voice and Social Justice

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:30 - 15:00

Join 4in10: London's Child Poverty Campaign Network for this free half day fundraising workshop. Equip yourself with the tools and understanding required to make successful funding and grant applications. Designed to help you understand the different types of funding applications, how to research and select the right ones for your organisation and write effective bids.

Date: 8 February, 12:30 to 3pm
Location: City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, SE1 2AA
Cost: Free


Sat, 02/02/2019 (All day) - Sun, 07/04/2019 (All day)

Delve into teaching practice, explore the latest topics in the field of dance science, refresh your creative ideas or spend the day exploring different models of inclusive dance practice at one of Trinity Laban's stand-alone training days led by experts in the field.   CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:30 - 16:00

This INSET will explore how teachers can use the arts (including visual arts and performing arts) to generate wonder, curiosity and investigation

Date: Wednesday 30 January, 9.30am-4.00pm
Location: Emergency Exit Arts, Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, London, SE10 0EF


Thu, 24/01/2019 - 17:00 - 19:00

Sound Connections presents an interactive musical workshop for those who work with early years. 

Date: Thursday 24 January, 5 - 7pm
Location: The Yaa Centre, 1 Chippenham Mews, London W9 2AN
Cost: £30

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:00 - 12:00

This workshop to help potential applicants to apply to Lewisham Main Grants will take place between 10am and 12 noon on 9 January 2019.

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 13:00 - 16:00

Sound Connections' stimulating training day will transform how you think about youth engagement. We will explain the core principles of Youth Voice & Participation and give you the practical skills to put them into action. You will discover how to give young people a say and empower them to take a lead.

Date: 13 December
Time: 1.00-4.00pm
Venue: Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW
Cost: £40-60

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00


At this free event, museum and gallery practitioners share their experiences of using surveys underpinned by digital technology to evaluate activities with children and young people. This is part an Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Follow-on Fund project between The National Gallery, The University of Cambridge Museums and The University of Warwick. 

Date: 11 December, 10am-4pm
At: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 15:00 - 17:30

This session from Sound Connections aims to provide practical tools for organisations and individuals and explore the experience of marginalised communities working in the arts, particularly focusing on whiteness, race, class and privilege.

Thursday 6 December 2018
3.00pm - 5.30pm
Saint Pancras Community Association, 67 Plender Street, London, NW1 0LB

Tue, 27/11/2018 (All day)
Experienced GDPR trainer Paul Ticher is running two workshops at Voluntary Action Lewisham around data protection and the new regulations. There will be two workshops, you can choose either the morning or afternoon session.
Date: 27 November 2018
Location: The Mulberry Centre, 15 Amersham Vale, SE14 6LE
Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:00 - 13:00

October Gallery Education runs a successful and inspiring monthly Family Learning Programme, as well as workshops in the gallery for Foundation and Key Stage 1 and 2. In this morning of training we share our experiences of working with Early Years to equip you with the tools to program, coordinate or facilitate your own workshops and projects.

Date: 26 November 2018
Time: 10-1pm
Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL
Cost: £8.97