Scottish Storytelling Centre – Training Events Calendar September – October 2011

 Inspiring Voices Educators’ Day |Storytelling in Practice | Learning

Sat 10 Sep | 10am-4pm | £50/£46 Network members

We believe story, poetry, voice and language play are an essential key to language development, enjoyment in learning and teaching, and to delivering the Curriculum for Excellence in a way that engages and inspires young people and their teachers for life. This day aims to re-invigorate teachers to take a creative, fun approach to using storytelling, poetry, song and creative language as a medium for teaching right across the curriculum. After a welcome by Scotland’s National Poet, Liz Lochhead, join some of Scotland’s leading poets and storytellers for practical tools and tips to boost your confidence, extend your repertoire, and refresh your spirit and love of language. A Connecting Voices Scottish Storytelling Centre and Scottish Poetry Library collaboration, designed for educators working with P1-S1. Lunch and refreshments included.

Starting with Stories 1 | Beginners skills | Skills

Sat 24 Sep | 10am-1pm | £18/£15 Network members

An introduction to storytelling and storytelling skills, led by Linda Bandelier. This participative session is for anyone curious about discovering and developing their own storytelling skills.

Starting with Stories 2 | Beginners Skills | Skills

Sat 1 Oct | 10am-4pm | £32/£28 Network members

Discover and develop your own storytelling skills and techniques. Look in more depth at how storytelling works, and build your confidence. Designed for anyone who’s attended Starting with Stories 1 or has already some basic storytelling experienceand wants to go a step further.This participative workshop will be facilitated by storyteller Linda Bandelier.

Storytelling for Children with Complex Needs | Contexts | Health and wellbeing

Sat 8 Oct | 10am-1pm | £30/£26 Network members

Join storyteller and puppeteer Aileen Finlay to hear about her experiences of developing storytelling projects for children with complex special needs. Discover some approaches to finding and adapting appropriate stories, take away practical hints and tips on making and using props to support the stories and discuss ideas surrounding the potential of multi-sensory storytelling.

Starting with Stories 1 | Beginners skills | Skills

Sat 22 Oct | 10am-1pm | £18/£15 Network members

An introduction to storytelling and storytelling skills, led by Eric Brennan. This participative session is for anyone curious about discovering and developing their own storytelling skills.

Starting with Stories 2 | Beginners skills | Skills

Fri 28 Oct | 10am-4pm | £32/£28 Network members

Discover and develop your own storytelling skills and techniques. Look in more depth at how storytelling works and build your confidence. Designed for anyone who’s attended Starting with Stories 1 or has already some basic storytelling experienceand wants to go a step further. This participative workshop will be facilitated by storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick.

Bookings: 0131 556 9579

 

Scottish Storytelling Centre

43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR T 0131 556 9579 F 0131 557 5224

E reception@scottishstorytellingcentre.com W www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is a partnership between the Scottish Storytelling Forum and the Church of Scotland. Founding Patron: George Mackay Brown

SCO: 11353 VAT no: GB671 0989 13

Published by

David Gilmour

Learning Technologist East Lothian Council

One thought on “Scottish Storytelling Centre – Training Events Calendar September – October 2011”

Comments are closed.