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Here is a list of the current continuing professional development courses. Please click on a course to see the full details.
27/10/2017

Thinking about the next steps after you complete your music studies?

Starting out and looking for some guidance?

Come to Press Play to find out about the rewarding careers available in participatory arts.

29/11/2017 - 30/11/2017

The 2017 Engage International Conference
The Whole Picture: Rethinking diversity
29 – 30 November (plus fringe events to be announced)
Hull City Hall and venues around Hull

Early bird tickets and bursaries are available for this year’s Engage International Conference, which aims to rethink the conversation surrounding equality, diversity and access.

19/01/2018

This course, led by a professional poet, gives staff an extensive toolkit through which to work confidently and creatively with poetry and spoken word with their classes. The course looks at a variety of different forms of poetry and includes a chance to see a performance of a poetry show at Half Moon.

23/02/2018

This course gives staff the tools to provide sessions which use movement, physical expression and dance together with messy and creative play to enable children to explore their bodies and their imaginations.

16/03/2018

This course will explore using active drama strategies to develop and enhance children’s learning in the classroom, with a focus on the teaching of literacy (developing reading; story-making; poetry; speaking and listening). Includes an opportunity for curriculum planning.

08/06/2018

Participants will take part in a series of hands-on activities that develop creative practices with children in outdoor spaces. The day will follow children’s lines of enquiry, using drama and storytelling to explore the outdoors (gardens, parks, woods), meet mini-beasts and create outdoor learning environments.