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Assessment Rubrics In Drama

Six years ago I threw away all assessment rubrics for every task at all years levels of drama at my school. Radical. Every teacher knows what a rubric is and nearly every drama teacher I know uses them with their students. But I hate them. Rubrics do my head in....

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Revised Draft Australian Curriculum: The Arts

Just published is the official Revised Draft of The Arts in the Australian Curriculum for Years F-10 (Foundation to Year 10). Last year the first draft of The Arts (including Drama) was published and commented upon by members of the education community with suggestions for further improvement. The revised draft...

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Drama Studies Offer Skills For Life

The last two nights I have had parent-teacher interviews at my school and nearly every interview concerning students in my junior classes focused on what wasn’t going to be on the semester report … the life skills drama studies offer young people. My school is an all girls school and students arrive at...

VCE Drama and Theatre Studies Enrolments 2005-2011

For teachers in Victoria, Australia, here’s the enrolment numbers of students in the various units of VCE Drama and Theatre Studies over the past seven years. From the tables below, one is able to determine a number of factors and patterns in both of these senior studies in our field....