Archived Professional Development

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 19:00 - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 21:00

Heard a lot about Photoshop & Adobe creative software but not sure where to start or which programs to use? Led by arts educator Alex Harwood, dip your toes into the most commonly used Adobe apps and discover what they have to offer.

LOCATION: Turf Studios, 39-40 Keeley Road, Croydon CR01TF

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 16:00 - 19:00

The Garden Museum are hosting a twilight event for teachers.

Dates: 2 July (primary)
Time: 4pm-7pm
Cost: £10 (includes refreshments and free entry to Cedric Morris exhibition)
At: The Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road,
 SE1 7LB


Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:00 - 13:30

Managing your Community Organisation’s Money, Bookkeeping Software for Small Groups, Business Planning for Non-profits and Trading by Charities: what's possible?

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 09:30 - 16:30

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.

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 09:30 - 15:30

Exploring the multiple modes of expression within facilitation practice: How do we train Designers, Managers, Makers and Artists to use their specialism to empower others?

Date: Friday 15 June 2018
Time: 9.30am-3.30pm
At: The Ugly Duck, 49 Tanner Street, SE1 3PL 

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:30 - 16:00

Re-energise, reframe and refresh your art teaching and art curriculum. Find ways to bring quality skills teaching into your school whilst building links with the wider curriculum.

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:00 - 12:00

October Gallery Education runs a succesful and inspiring monthly Family Learning Programme, as well as workshops in the gallery for Foundation and Key Stage 1 and 2. In this morning of training we share our experiences of working with Early Years to equip you with the tools to program, coordinate or facilitate your own workshops and projects.

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 18:00

Join the October Gallery for an evening of inspiring teaching, ideas and examples of activities.

Date: Mon, June 11, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
At: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL


Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:15 - 15:15

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.

Wed, 30/05/2018 (All day) - Wed, 04/07/2018 (All day)
Join Soundcastle & Simon Magnus for this CPD combining music and movement practices

Date: 4 July 
Time: 11-3.30
At:The Centre, Merchant Street, Bow, E3 4PZ
Thu, 24/05/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00

At The Salmon Youth Centre, 43 Old Jamaica Road, Bermondsey, SE1
One day training From 10am - 4pm

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 10:00 - 13:00

Are you a musician who would like to work with children and young people and want to know more about music education?

Come along to Start Up

Date: Tuesday 22 May 2018
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 09:30 - 17:30

This conference at Museum of London Docklands aims to reflect upon, and gather responses to, the London, Sugar & Slavery gallery ten years after its installation. It will feature academic papers and creative responses related to themes exhibited in the gallery, as well as workshop sessions to discuss how the gallery could be used and developed in the future.

Date: Saturday 19 May 2018
Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm
At: Museum of London Docklands

Tue, 01/05/2018 (All day) - Fri, 22/06/2018 (All day)

'10 Steps to a Successful Event' will give you the skills and knowledge you need to put on any event.

Event management is an exciting, fast paced and expanding industry that ANYONE can enter. The transferrable skills acquired through this master class can be applied to all careers and industries.

Date: Sat 23 June 2018
Time: 10:30am – 4pm
At: Canada Water Culture Space, 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR


Mon, 23/04/2018 - 11:00 - 15:30

The October Gallery is pleased to offer our first in-depth course on in-gallery teaching strategies.

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 09:30 - 16:30

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.

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 09:30 - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 17:30

Join us for a 2-day exchange, aiming to start a conversation about the models and methods, which could constitute a rights-focused approach to arts participation. 

Thu, 05/04/2018 (All day) - Fri, 06/04/2018 (All day)

London Drama's non-residential two day Workshop-Conference: Drama and the Crunch will take place on Thursday 5th April and Friday 6th April 2018 at Goldsmiths University of London, New Cross in partnership with Goldsmiths Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL) and the Department of Theatre and Performance.

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:30 - 16:30

Inspired by recent activity and conversation with the Challenging Circumstances Music Network and at the Social Justice conference in November. Sound Connections will be offering this 1-day Creative Evaluation course which will explore the relationship between impact measurement and social justice.

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 10:30 - 16:00

An exciting and inspiring one-day conference to launch the Museum of London’s Early Years toolkit – a digital resource for those working with early years audiences in a museum, heritage or cultural setting.

Thursday 22 March, 10.30-4.00,  Museum of London Docklands