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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.
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.

23/02/2018

Teachers, arts educators and artists are invited to join the October Gallery on February 23 for a training session with Dani Bradstreet, Early Years and Drama Specialist with a session focusing on narrative.

27/02/2018

Bigfoot's 'Organic Theatre Day' explores the ways in which devised theatre can be exciting and fun for young people. 

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.

20/04/2018

This is an interactive workshop provide participants with an understanding of key sales techniques, verbal skills to carry out these techniques and how to implement these techniques to sell your charity to funders, volunteers and supporters.

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.

25/06/2018

This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the concept of ‘outcomes thinking’ – where the focus is less on what charities do and more on why they do what they do, and what they’re seeking to achieve.