A course for primary teachers exploring arts-based approaches to development education
This course will help participants to engage imaginatively with emerging global issues. Through hands-on arts-based activities, it will examine the political, policy and ethical context for development education in Ireland. A combination of appropriate pedagogical approaches and fun creative exercises will enable teachers to bring global issues to life in the classroom. They will also reflect on their own rights and responsibilities as global citizens and consider the ‘teacher stance’ they might adopt when exploring controversial issues with children.
The following global issues will be covered for a variety of arts-based methodologies including:
Topics such as:
Methodologies will include research skills, handling sensitive topics, developing a toolkit, debate and speech writing.
This course is suitable for:
· Primary teachers of 2nd- 6th class, with a particular emphasis on senior classes
· Teachers interested in infusing innovative arts-based methodologies into teaching and learning
· Teachers interested in global education and how to approach ‘difficult knowledge’ in the classroom
|Course Date||01-07-2019 9:30 am|
|Course End Date||05-07-2019 2:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||01-05-2019 1:00 pm|
|Location||Dublin West Education Centre|