|Date||Monday 11 March 2024|
|Location||At the Museum|
|Speaker||Barbara Bleiman from the English and Media Centre|
Enhance your teaching of creative writing through exploring paintings and decorative art objects in the Wallace Collection.
This session is designed for secondary English teachers who would like to invigorate their teaching of creative writing. We will give you new strategies to challenge students to write for different audiences and purposes.
This session will take place in the museum. It will start with a talk by Barbara Bleiman of the English and Media Centre. Attendees will then experience some of the activities from our school session in the galleries.
Afterwards, enjoy refreshments and talking to colleagues.
About the Speaker: Barbara Bleiman is an education consultant at the English and Media Centre and co-editor of emagazine and the author of What Matters in English Teaching. She writes blogs and articles about education and has written or co-written many EMC publications for the classroom, including several resources on poetry, novels and language study. In 2019 she was awarded the NATE Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of English. She is also a Fellow of the English Association. Barbara is the author of two novels, Off the Voortrekker Road and Accidents of Love, and has recently published a collection of short stories, Kremlinology of Kisses.