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Drama articles, our democracy through drama blog

Welcome to our Demo:Dram drama articles and blog! Here you will find drama articles and stories of how teachers and practitioners are developing democratic classrooms and democratic spaces with young people.

Discovering Democracy

Discovering Democracy

Ed Lee and Orlagh Russell are two drama teachers working in Heartlands Academy, Birmingham. Here they share a recent update on how they are addressing the notion of democracy within their practice. Heartlands Academy is an inner-city school in the Nechells area of...

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Theatre in Education Methodology

Theatre in Education Methodology

Bobby Colvill & Terina Talbot are both senior lecturers at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Here the explain some of the aims of Theatre in Education. The aim of Theatre in Education (TIE) is to raise questions concerning what it means to be human. Either by...

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Discovering Democracy

Ed Lee and Orlagh Russell are two drama teachers working in Heartlands Academy, Birmingham. Here they share a recent update on how they are addressing the notion of democracy within their practice. Heartlands Academy is an inner-city school in the Nechells area of...
theatre-in-education-01

Theatre in Education Methodology

Bobby Colvill & Terina Talbot are both senior lecturers at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Here the explain some of the aims of Theatre in Education. The aim of Theatre in Education (TIE) is to raise questions concerning what it means to be human. Either by...
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Democratic Classrooms: Critical Pedagogy and Democratic Awareness

Andy Brogan shares some initial responses to his involvement in the project. I was first invited to join the DEMO:DRAM project on the basis of my background in political theory and critical pedagogy, so that seems a good starting point for my first blog post....

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All images from the Budapest Summer School were kindly provided by Gabriella Csoszó who is a freelance photographer, artist, teacher and activist based in Budapest, Hungary.

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