Archived Professional Development

Thu, 26/03/2020 - 15:30 - 17:30

Free Arts Award CPD for teachers and cultural education practitioners


Date: 26 March 2020, 3:30 — 5:30P
Location:Tate Exchange (5th Floor, Blavatnik Building), Tate Modern Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Cost: Free

Wed, 25/03/2020 - 14:00 - 17:30

The Big Change Series is designed to support London’s cultural sector with a space for innovation, challenge and learning.

Date: 25 March 2020, 2-5.30pm
Location: Tate Exchange Floor 5, The Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG
Cost: FREE

Wed, 25/03/2020 - 10:15 - 16:00


This INSET will be led by two inclusive organisations - Corali Dance and Flute Theatre.
Date: 25 March 2020, 10:15 am – 4 pm 
Location: Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG
Wed, 25/03/2020 - 08:45 - 12:15

Childeric are opening their doors for Lewisham Headteachers, and Senior and Middle Leaders, to show their approach to the teaching of the Arts.

Thu, 19/03/2020 - 14:00 - 17:30

The session provides teachers with the opportunity to explore Hampton Court Palace and look at the diverse art forms on display, consider how to use these to enrich the KS1 and KS2 Curriculum back in the classroom, and explore effective ways to gather evidence to achieve an Arts Award.

FREE. Thursday 19 March 2020. 2-5:30PM

Mon, 16/03/2020 - 10:00 - 13:00

Approaches to Multi - Sensory Teaching and Learning with October Gallery Education - EYFS and Key Stage 1 

Monday 16th March 2020 - 10:00-13:00

October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL

Price: £13.09

Book here

Mon, 16/03/2020 - 10:00 - 13:00

Led by specialist drama facilitator and storyteller Dani Bradstreet and October Gallery’s Georgie Fay, this session will introduce you to multi-sensory approaches to teaching and learning in EYFS and Key Stage 1.

Date: March 16 2020, 10:00 – 1:00pm 

Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL

Cost: £13.09
Wed, 11/03/2020 - 17:00 - 20:00

The second London Early Years Music Network Meeting.

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Royal College of Music, SW7 2BS


Thu, 05/03/2020 - 16:30 - 18:00

Join Grand Junction session for an evening of creative fun from 4.30pm-6.00pm and get their top tips for an engaging creative curriculum. Suitable for KS1 teachers and educators.


Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:30 - 19:00

In this twilight session from Sound Connections and early years music practitioner Emma Hutchinson, participants will gain an insight into how young children can engage and learn through musical play. 

Date: Tuesday 3 March 2020, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Place: Copenhagen Primary School, N1 0WF
Cost: £25

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 10:00 - 13:00

Are you a musician who would like to work with children and young people?

Want to know more about music education?
Just setting out on your music leading career?
Not sure where to start?

Then come along to Start Up on Thursday 27 February 2020

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 6LA

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 16:00 - 19:30

Based in a nursery and delivered by an early years advanced practitioner, this interactive and practical workshop will provide a grassroots perspective on how to become an enabling practitioner. 

Tuesday 25th February 2020 16:00 - 19:30

York Rise Nursery NW5 1SB

Cost: £25 

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 14:30 - 16:00

Flesh Colour is a workshop which invites educators to reflect on and deconstruct the stereotypical codes and associations between the colours white, black, red and yellow, and specific racial and ethnic groups.

Mon, 17/02/2020 - 16:30 - 18:30

Come and join artist Esther Adesigbin for a twilight sculpture making workshop at the October Gallery.

Date: February 17 2020, 4:30 – 6:30pm 
Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL
Cost: £16.22

Tue, 11/02/2020 - 10:00 - 12:00

Join LEAN to Get to grips with the free design software Canva to make attractive marketingg materials for your charity.

Tue, 04/02/2020 - 16:30 - 19:00

Free Arts Award CPD for teachers and cultural education practitioners at the Garden Museum, in partnership with A New Direction.

Date: 4 February 2020, 16:30 – 19:00
Location: Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB
Cost: Free


Wed, 22/01/2020 - 15:00 - 18:30

A New Direction's second event in the Big Change series explores audience engagement, and the power of using clear messaging and ambitious content. 

Date: 22 January 2020, 15:00 – 18:30
Location: Museum of London (Terrace Gallery), 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN
Cost: Free

Tue, 14/01/2020 - 09:30 - 16:30

A New Direction and Complicite present a day long INSET which will give you a chance to practically explore Complicite’s approaches to devising theatre and reflect on how to embed these in your own teaching practice.

Date: 14 January 2020, 09:30 – 16:30
Location: Graeae Theatre Company, Bradbury Studios, 138 Kingsland Road, E2 8DY
Cost: Free

Thu, 09/01/2020 - 17:30 - 19:00

In this evening session from Sound Connections and music educator Linda Bance, share experiences of using musical instruments both untuned and tuned with babies and children in their early years.

Date: 9 January 2020, 5:30-7pm
Location: Copenhagen Primary School, N10WF
Cost: £25

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:00 - 18:00

Programmed by Sound Connections, this series of workshops will explore the role that music plays for young people in the contemporary British city and rapidly unfolding digital age.

Date: Thursday 12 December, 3-6pm
Location: The ARC Centre, N1 7DF
Cost: Free