Get inspired and develop new skills by participating in hands-on activities that promote creative approaches to teaching and learning. These exciting CPD sessions, which will take place in one of Liverpool's most innovative spaces, the Baltic Creative Campus, draw on approaches used in four of our most successful maths, literacy, science and visual arts programmes.
Everything you’ll experience can be adapted to suit any age or ability range – and all comes with a cup of tea and a cake!
Dates are released throughout the year. Please get in touch to be added to our mailing list to be the first to hear about up-coming sessions.
Taking place in one of Liverpool’s most innovative spaces, the Baltic Creative Campus, these workshops have been designed to be both fun and fulfilling. What will you get out of them?
- 10 new ways to approach your subject area – to be shared with pupils and colleagues tomorrow – no planning or resources needed!
- A chance to work with and alongside renowned professional practitioners!
- A rare opportunity to combine your interests and your professional practice!
10 Ways into Using Creative Approaches in Maths - date to be announced soon!
Looking for some new, creative ways of engaging your pupils in maths? Our creative approaches will do just that – setting the climate and context from the outset. And as they’re all absolutely transferable you’ll be able to apply them to any area of the maths curriculum! Led by Jackson Kavanagh – who, in the last two years alone, has delivered creative maths workshops for over 10,000 children and young people both nationally and internationally.
“It was great to see how easily the ideas could be adapted and injected into all maths teaching. Most ‘maths’ courses are boring – but this one definitely wasn’t!” (KS3 Maths Leader, St Cuthbert’s Business and Enterprise College, St Helens)
Sketch Me a Story with Children's Author & Illustrator Kate Pankhurst - date to be announced soon!
Learn how to get rid of the anxiety when putting pencil to paper as you practice our Top Ten Tips. People, animals, landscapes and objects – they’ll all come winging into life as you work with a professional illustrator – and get to put your own stamp on your drawing too! Led by Kate Pankhurst – author and illustrator of the acclaimed “Mariella Mystery” series of books!
"Some great ideas to adapt and use in school that the children will really enjoy. Will include some of these ideas in art club and as part of literacy lessons to encourage story telling." (Participant on a previous Illustrated Stories workshop)
10 Ways into Shakespeare in the new Curriculum - 2017 Date to be announced soon!
Looking for some hands-on experience of delivering creative Shakespeare activities in time for the new curriculum?
This session will help to take the sting out of Shakespeare by exploring our interactive Ways In, all designed to enrich your students’ understanding of character, language and narrative. None of them require any resources – and they’ll all work, not just with any of the plays in the canon, but with a host of other texts too! Led by professional actor Jo Stokes – whose CV includes over 300 performances with the Royal Shakespeare Company Company.
“Lots of great ideas that I can apply to my GCSE teaching of ‘The Tempest’ - and loads of accessible/ fun ways into introducing Shakespeare to lower school classes!” (English Teacher, Fazakerley High)
Attend more than one Twilight session for a reduced price. Discount also applies to multiple teachers attending from the same school.
- £35 per session
- £60 for two
- £85 for three
Refreshments will be provided.
All sessions take place at the Baltic Creative Campus 49 Jamaica Street, Liverpool, L1 0AH and run from 4.pm - 6.pm. Free parking outside the building from 4pm.
For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 708 8886.