Category Archives: Education

2015 – Myra Barrs & Sarah Horrocks – Harold Rosen lecture

“All the Children Have a Voice”: Educational blogs and their effects on students’ writing. This talk, by Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, was given on Friday 28th November 2014, 5-6.30 pm in the Drama Studio, Level 1, UCLInstitute of Education, Bedford Way. It was promoted jointly by DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English). Listen to the

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MULTIMODALITY AND THE MOVING IMAGE

MULTIMODALITY AND THE MOVING IMAGE: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND EDUCATION June 10th, 2014, London Knowledge Lab.  Theo van Leeuwen on animation, Andrew Burn on machinima, John Potter and Mark Reid on young people’s film-making. This seminar, jointly presented by MODE and DARE,  was presented to students, educators, researchers and academics working with film, television and animation. FLIER MOVING IMAGE   Of all

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Artswork, Arts Practitioners, Teachers & Lumière Minutes

Originally posted on BFI / Cinémathèque blog:
The bridge organisation Artswork, representing the south east and based in Southampton, held a conference for educators at the BFI on Thursday 23 October 2014. The conference looked at ways of incorporating creative media production into Artsmark practices in schools. The presentation slides can be found here. One of the workshops encouraged…

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The Harold Rosen Lectures

Below you can find all the Harold Rosen lectures, by Michael Rosen, Shirley Brice Heath, Stanley Wells, Jonothan Neelands, Teresa Cremin, Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, Simon Wrigley and Gabrielle Cliff Hodges. The Harold Rosen lectures are given in memory of the influential educator and teacher whose work on English teaching remains an important force in the shaping of theory

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DARE and Shoot Smart, the “Into Film” Project

Researchers from the DARE team, John Potter and Theo Bryer, have won a bid to research and evaluate “Shoot Smart”, a film-making project using Tablet devices, during the summer term, 2014. Shoot Smart is funded by Into Film, the film education charity and involves working alongside partners, Xube Ltd, a film-making company specialising in films in educational settings. The competition

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Third space networks: digital literacies, media arts & coding

Originally posted on Media literacy, learning and curating:
At the end of last month, at the invitation of Ben Williamson, I presented at the first of the ESRC seminar series called Codeacts in Education at the University of Stirling.  This series is about all aspects of learning through code / learning to code.  This long-ish post is an experiment to…

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CODING & CREATIVITY

This was a day event on 1st July at the RSA, presenting innovative ideas about how computer science can connect with the Arts in the context of education. A LINK TO PODCASTS can be found at the end of the full page. Contributors included Ian Livingstone, author of the NESTA Next Gen report; John Naughton, University of Cambridge; Kylie Peppler, University of

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The Arts in Education: Policy, Practice, Futures

A day seminar on the current state of  Arts in Education, at the BFI Southbank, June 21st. The day included the third Harold Rosen lecture, given by Jonothan Neelands, University of Warwick, entitled “Dramatic Futures: why the Arts and Humanities should reclaim the curriculum”. The day featured innovative approaches to arts education in drama, media, art, music and museums and

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