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PGCE (Secondary): Drama

Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Description

We recognise the importance and potential of theatre as an art form. Our goal is to promote pupils’ personal, social, spiritual and cultural development through theatre and performance.

  • If you want to empower young people through Drama then this is the course for you. You'll learn about the process of teaching and performance, observe Drama in schools, look at the work of key practitioners, and develop the conceptual underpinnings of classroom practice.
     
  • You’ll also work on your performance skills and analyse them from the perspective of a viewer.
     
  • You’ll work with school-based tutors (heads of department or experienced Drama specialists), and be supported by alumni as “buddies”. 

We recognise the importance and potential of theatre as an art form. Our goal is to promote pupils’ personal, social, spiritual and cultural development through theatre and performance. If you want to empower young people through Drama then this is the course for you. You'll learn about the process of teaching and performance, observe Drama in schools, look at...

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Assessment Methods

A range of teaching methods are employed across the PGCE programmes, including:

• Taught subject sessions
• Taught General Professional Study sessions
• Practical workshops
• Core lectures
• Group tutorials/seminars
• Individual tutorials
• Individual and group presentations
• Supported self-study

As with the other PGCE courses, you’ll be given the opportunity to work with children in a wide range of contexts. These might include focused interventions with individuals or groups, or larger scale events for the community.

A range of teaching methods are employed across the PGCE programmes, including: • Taught subject sessions • Taught General Professional Study sessions • Practical workshops • Core lectures • Group tutorials/seminars • Individual tutorials • Individual and group presentations • Supported...

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