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Cross-arts TeachMeet


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We invite teachers and educators to join us in a conversation about how collaboration can enrich learning in the arts.

Join Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning for our second Cross-Arts TeachMeet event. Collaboration is key for us, it informs every aspect of how we work with artists, young people, teachers and schools. We invite teachers to share their own ideas and experiences around the questions:

How can teachers work collaboratively across areas of the curriculum?
How can teachers work collaboratively with other schools, artists and arts organisation?
How can we encourage collaboration in the classroom?

Our TeachMeet is for teachers from across all arts-disciplines or other subject teachers who are looking to integrate arts into their classrooms.  The event will include the usual fun and informal presentations you’ve come to know from TeachMeet as well as a drink reception and an opportunity to attend an event or exhibition at the Barbican.

Programme & Presentations

We invite teachers to present on any subject related to collaboration – show off something you are proud of, or tell about something that didn’t go quite as planned.  

There are two presenting formats, a seven minute ''Micro' presentation and a three minute 'Nano' presentation.

If you wish to present, please add details of your presentation to your registration email that includes your name and School information to [email protected].

Please note presentations slots are for teachers in the first instance, if other organisations want to present please get in touch by email to propose a presentation. We will confirm if there is space closer to the event date. 

4.30pm – Arrival – drinks and nibbles

5.00pm – Welcome from Barbican

5.10pm – Micro Presentations (four, seven minute presentations)

5.45pm – Nano presentations (four, three minute presentations)

6.00pm – Announcements, networking and practice sharing

6.30pm – Teachers depart to see performances, screenings and exhibitions

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