Dramatic Expressions - Teaching personal, social and emotional skills through drama

Residential workshop 2012

It’s that time of year again and I’m preparing to run workshops for trainee teachers of the deaf and hoping to excite them by the benefits of drama to deaf children. Some material will be the same but I’m hoping to include 3 innovations, developed from what I’ve learnt this year. Firstly I hope to […]

Birmingham residential workshops

I thoroughly enjoyed runing two workshops on January 12th for trainee teachers of the deaf at their residential. Both groups were highly responsive and, I ended learning as much from them as I might hope they learnt from me. One delegate was keen to use materials with children who were deaf and also on the […]


Wendy McCracken of Manchester University has kindly invited me to run a drama workshop for their trainee teachers of the deaf at their ‘Creativity Weekend’. What an exciting idea – and what a relevant one. Where deaf children find oracy and literacy skills difficult, they may be able to find expression through various creative means. Drama is one such. […]