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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... meanings.There is, however, one crucial element missing. Throughout the book, Wooster repeatedly quotes Freire. He also underlines a central tenet of TIE: to teach young people how to think, not tell them what to think. This connects directly...

Afterword

Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... and Geoff Gillham in particular, in encouraging companies to develop concept-based work that allowed pupils to grasp the essence of issues rather than just the appearance. Wooster is, I think,...

Afterword

Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... at the time, but also allowed the audience to make connections with the present.One theme in particular runs through this section of Wooster’s study that I’d like to pick up and reflect on. That is, the polarization...

Society, Theatre, Education and the First TIE Experiments 1965–6

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...This chapter traces the underlying political, social and theatrical developments that informed changes in education during the twentieth century. The particular mix of these influences gave rise to drama being used pedagogically...

Conclusion: The Last Fifty Years of TIE

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...My final analysis and summary is not, it must be acknowledged, very positive. I argue here that the educational ideas of all the theorists mentioned are still relevant. Indeed, they are even more crucial as education and society in general...

The Education Debate and the Era of ERA

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...I have argued that TIE was born out of an expectation of social reform, an implicit trust in progressive education ideas and the hope for prosperity after fifty years of thwarted aspirations. In disentangling these roots, we can see...

International Perspectives and Influence

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...The post-War years gave rise not only to theatre within education but also children’s theatre more broadly. I’Association Internationale du Théâtre de l’Enfance et la Jeunesse was set up around the same time as TIE was beginning in the UK...

Introduction

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...The 1988 Education Reform Act (ERA) and the National Curriculum for schools that it ushered in brought about the most significant changes to education since the end of the Second World War, more important even than the Tripartite System...

The Aesthetics of TIE

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...I have found it necessary at this point to meet head-on the prejudice that often is laid at the door of TIE that the pedagogy overwhelms the aesthetics. This chapter argues that TIE has its own highly complex aesthetic, which involves high...

Some Survivors

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...As indicated in Chapter Eleven, there have been some survivors of the changing nature of education and arts policy, though this survival is often fragile. The city of Leeds has become a centre for TIE work with a range of companies from...