Teachers JPD: Sightlines Initative

Between October 2020 and March 2021 we commissioned Sightlines Initiative, the UK reference agency for Reggio Emilia, to host 4 seminars, and 4 follow up ‘huddles’ with teachers form each of the 9 partner schools. Sessions focussed on the core principles of Reggio Emilia’s practice in infant and toddler settings, the work of Sightlines Initiative,Continue reading “Teachers JPD: Sightlines Initative”

Teachers JPD: exploring intelligent materials

Partner Teachers of the SENsory Atelier Programme have finished a 6 month Joint Professional Development programme with Sightlines Initiative, Britain’s reference organisation for Reggio Emelia pedagogy. In the final session, teachers presented on sessions that they had faciliated with their young people in their education settings. They explored intelligent materials and how children can learnContinue reading “Teachers JPD: exploring intelligent materials”

Teachers JPD: Doing Diversity Differently training with Open Theatre

To launch our first SENsory Atelier Teacher’s Joint Professional Development (JPD), staff from Attenborough Arts Centre joined teachers from Ashmount School, Ellesmere College and Oaklands School to attend a day of theatre training that showed us new ways of facilitating diverse theatre. At the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton, Open Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Richard HayhowContinue reading “Teachers JPD: Doing Diversity Differently training with Open Theatre”