Representation in Drama project are asking teachers to fill in a consultation survey by 31 March 2021 to ensure that they the different contexts within which schools are working, the challenges that teachers face, and concerns about choosing texts by global majority writers and creating an anti-racist curriculum.
RinD aims to address systemic imbalances in KS3, GCSE and A
level drama by supporting intersectional anti-racism work happening in
UK schools, theatres and theatre companies. The project promotes the
study, directing and programming of plays by writers from the global
Every child and young person should feel represented in the subject
content they learn at school. Every child and young person should be
encouraged and inspired to learn about other ethnicities and cultures
and every child and young person should know that they have access to
the broadest variety of knowledge in our schools and colleges.
They are working partnership with London Theatre Consortium (LTC),
Pearson Edexcel, National Theatre, Open Drama, Arts Council Bridges and
RinD are working with Creative Engagement departments in theatres and with freelancers to:
- support schools and youth theatre companies to embed anti-racist pedagogy in their practice
- build the skills and confidence of teachers and facilitators to
study and direct texts which represent the lived experience of their
students and young people
- prepare young people to engage empathetically with Britains rich society of multiple heritages and ethnicities
They are delivering Anti-Racism and Representation in Drama sessions
for trainee teachers, qualified teachers, freelance facilitators and
creative engagement staff in theatres. They are also working with drama
exam board representatives to support the changes being made to some
GCSE specifications. RinD will also create resources to support the
teaching of plays by global majority writers.
Survey for teachers
They are asking teachers to fill in a consultation survey
by 31 March 2021 to ensure that they understand the different contexts
within which schools are working, the challenges that teachers face, and
concerns about choosing texts by global majority writers and creating
an anti-racist curriculum.
It is important that sessions and resources address these needs
and effectively support teachers to become knowledgeable and confident
in creating an inclusive classroom and drama studio. Please share this survey widely with your networks.
To sign up to receive news about the RinD project, including resources, please email email@example.com.
To fill out this survey, visit the website.