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Course Description

From inspiration to perspiration: Strategies and knowledge to draw out the best from your students and prepare them for success in Senior Drama.

achieving quality in drama

  • Instilling quality from the beginning

  • Moving students out of their comfort zone

  • Creating a portfolio of skills

  • Competence across all the dramatic elements

  • Using the Australian Curriculum to inspire diversity and empathy

  • Teaching production skills off stage and on stage

  • Building towards Senior Drama


All secondary Drama teachers.
Drama teachers who want to teach Senior Drama.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area: Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

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Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2


    • Achieving Quality Drama - Course notes referred to through out the presentation.

  • 3

    Module 1

    • Video 1 - Instilling Quality From The Beginning

    • Reflection Questions

    • Video 2 - Rubrics, Improvisation and Affirmations

    • Reflection Questions

    • Video 3 - Moving Them Out Of Their Comfort Zone

    • Reflection Questions

  • 4

    Module 2

    • Dramatic Elements - Part 1

    • Link to Ian McKellen as Macbeth ("Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow")

    • Dramatic Elements - Part 2

    • Link to Kyogen: Traditional Comic Theater of Japan Yamamoto Kyogen Company

    • Dramatic Elements - Part 3

    • Reflection Questions

  • 5

    Module 3

    • Building Toward Senior - Drama Part 1

    • Link to "Elisabeth Hauptmann" - by Emily Nancarrow

    • Building Toward Senior - Drama Part 2

    • Reflection Questions

  • 6


    • Conclusion

    • Reflection Question

    • Copy of Please take a few mintues to give us your feedback

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Achieving Quality in Drama - Advanced Strategies will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptor 2.1.2 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.



Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas

Australia-wide facilitator and key note speaker for multiple teacher training providers in the Australian Curriculum, English, Writing, Drama and Debating. Facilitator for G.A.T.E.WAYS gifted and talented students programs nationwide. Author of ‘Engaging Students in Drama’ Phoenix Education. Workshop presenter for VATE and Drama Victoria

Ron's business runs seminars in Public Speaking, Leadership and Debating skills for students. He also run in school seminars for staff in the above, plus English in the Australian Curriculum. Published Feature writer and poet.

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