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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.
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.

23/01/2018

This workshop equips primary school staff (with and without prior dance experience) with the knowledge, understanding and skills to design creative, safe, stimulating and inclusive dance activities within the PE National Curriculum.

25/01/2018

In partnership with the Foundation for Social Improvement, Voluntary Action Lewisham is offering a day of fundraising workshops in New Cross for registered charities, CICs and voluntary/community groups.

12/02/2018

This is an interactive workshop provide participants with an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of project management.

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.

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.