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Classics and Twenty-First-Century Skills

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... Educational Research Quarterly , 36 (1): 3–12 . A. Holmes-Henderson (2013), A Defence of Classical Rhetoric in Scotland’s Curriculum...

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Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... and members of the Hellenic community in the UK. For more information about the strategies identified to promote and extend the reach of Greek language and culture education, see Mitropoulos and Holmes-Henderson (2016). Classical...

Conclusion: Achievements of the Classics in Communities Project

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... and the charity will provide training for Scottish primary teachers. Dr Holmes-Henderson has advised on the creation of Latin resources which fulfil the aims and outcomes of Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence and she is working closely...

Introducing Latin in A State-Maintained Secondary School in England: Lessons Learned

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter looks at the journey of one teacher setting up Latin provision in an English state-maintained school and the subsequent expansion to other state-maintained schools in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. It looks...

Getting Classics Into Schools? Classics and the Social Justice Agenda of the UK Coalition Government, 2010–2015

Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, ran teacher-training workshops around the UK (Holmes-Henderson 2016), produced resources to support teachers of Latin in primary schools and showcased current practices in two international...

The Appeal of Non-Linguistic Classical Studies Among Sixth-Form Students

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter aims to explore some of the reasons for students (aged 17–19) choosing to study AS or A level Classical Civilisation in a post-compulsory setting. It begins with a brief introduction on the context of A levels, the popularity...

Reintroducing Classics in A Brazilian Public School: Project Minimus in São Paulo

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter describes the background, creation, implementation, shortcomings and achievements of an experimental project called Projeto Minimus, developed at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, which has successfully introduced Greek...

Classics in Our Ancestors’ Communities

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding of the project Studying Classical Civilisation in Britain: Recording the Past and Fostering the Future, or ‘Advocating Classics Education’ (ACE), led by Dr Arlene Holmes-Henderson...

Latin in Norfolk: Joining Up the Dots

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Jane Maguire first considered the idea of Latin for primary children when working with Gifted and Talented children in a somewhat unlikely area of rural and coastal Norfolk where there was significant economic, social and cultural...

Academia Latina: Working in South African Schools and Prisons

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The ACADEMIA LATINA was founded in 1989 as an extension of the Latin department in the Faculty of Humanities at UP. During its 28-year lifespan this centre facilitated various projects to encourage not only an appreciation for the Classics...