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The ADEI are delighted to announce details of our next workshop.


A Drama workshop for schools addressing homophobic and transphobic bullying.

Led by: Ciara Fagan.


This practical workshop will use drama to explore family diversity, gender stereotypes,
and homophobic and transphobic bullying in an age appropriate way.
The workshop will begin by focusing on early years using a picture book as a stimulus to
discuss family diversity. The focus for senior primary classes will be on gender
stereotypes and homophobic and transphobic bullying.
Teachers will be offered practical ideas to make their classroom more inclusive, aligning
with the Anti-Bullying Guidelines issued by the Department of Education and Skills
Those working with pupils aged 3 -14 would benefit from this workshop.
Saturday 13thMay marks IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and
Transphobia) and IFED (International Family Equality Day).

When: MAY 13TH 2017 10.30pm to 2pm (registration from 10am)

Where: St. Patricks Campus, DCU Institute of Education, Drumcondra- Room F228.

Cost: 30euros, 25 each for two or more, concession 12euro.

Bookings to: dramaadei@gmail.com

Drama and Language Learning comes to NUI Galway

October 1st 2016 at NUI Galway

We are delighted to welcome back Erika Piazzoli to deliver her workshop 'Drama and Language Learning'.
When: Saturday Oct 1st
Where: The Cube, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUI, Galway
Time: 11am to 2.30pm (registration from 10.30am)
Cost: 30.00euros (see flyer for concessions)
Booking: email dramaadei@gmail.com

For detailed flyer click here.

Fógra as Gaeilge anseo.

About the Facilitator:

Dr Erika C. Piazzoli has recently been appointed Assistant Professor in Arts Education at Trinity College, Dublin, where she is also involved with the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities, teaching Expressive Arts and Italian Language. Erika is a passionate teacher and teacher trainer and her experience in languages teaching is wide. Before coming to Dublin, Erika practiced for several years as a language educator in Brisbane (Australia), delivering courses on arts education, Italian language learning and process drama, using arts-based methodologies for teaching Italian as a foreign language. She has also taught at primary level for many years, in bilingual and multilingual contexts. Erika is very interested in the challenges and contexts within which practising teachers of languages work in Ireland (at all ages and levels) and is looking forward to meeting and working with as many of you as possible at this workshop.

Feb 2016

Our next workshop will take place on Saturday 27th February.

Drama and Language Learning

Led by Erika Piazzoli
Where: Trinity College Dublin
When: Saturday 27th February
Time: 10am to 1.30pm.
Register:  dramaadei@gmail.com
Click here for full details

October 2015

Behind the Barricades: A Drama Workshop on the 1916 Easter Rising.
led by Joanna Parkes and Jennifer Buggie.

When: Saturday November 7th
Where: The United Arts Club, 3 Fitzwilliam Street Upper, Dublin 2.
Link to Google Maps here.

For full details click the heading above for a detailed flyer.

Sept 2015

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Saturday 28th February

Drama for Learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Drama-in-Education Workshop for Teachers of Children with SEN

led by
Susan Kennedy-Killian and Elaine Clotworthy
Saturday 28 February 9:30-1:30 at Trinity College Dublin.
Bookings to booking@adei.ie

Click above for detailed flyer!

Susan is a teacher with a Master’s degree in Drama in Education from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). She has experience working with learners with SEN in preschool, primary school, post-primary and adult education settings. She works with Dr Carmel O’Sullivan’s Aspire/TCD ‘Social Drama’ sessions for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Susan was awarded the Middletown Scholarship for doctoral study at Trinity College where she is currently studying for a Ph.D. in Education.

Elaine is a primary school teacher who has worked in both the mainstream classroom and resource setting. She has Master’s degree in Drama in Education from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and has experience working with children with a variety of SEN, in particular ADHD. Elaine works with Dr Carmel O’Sullivan’s Aspire/TCD ‘Social Drama’ sessions for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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