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Hello, welcome to Mantle of the expert.com. This website has been designed as a central location for information and resources on Mantle of the Expert. It will be useful to teachers, students and school leaders interested in using and developing MoE as an approach to teaching and learning for the 21st Century.
Creative Teaching and Learning:Â Incorporating creativity and critical thinking into your school.
The school curriculum is changing, and we need creativity in our classrooms more than ever before. Michael Gove may be ploughing on with his plans for a new facts-based curriculum, but Ofsted are increasingly stressing the need for learner engagement, lively creative teaching, the use of dialogic teaching approaches and student collaboration…
The staff and children of Grimley and Holt CE Primary School invite you to visit their school for a Mantle of the ExpertÂ Study Day.
Come and see how we empower children through our creative enterprise approach.
Watch experienced class teachers harness children’s natural ability to place them in the driving seat of their learning.
âThe outstanding curriculum is carefully planned. The innovative practice of teaching through drama and inquiry is now well established andÂ recognisedÂ nationally as leading practice.âÂ OFSTED 2010.
This letter was originally published by Debra Kidd – @debrakidd – on her website Love Learning
Debra was the only practicing teacher invited to sign the “100 Academics” letter published in the Independent – “100 academics savage Education Secretary Michael Gove for ‘conveyor-belt curriculum’ for schools”
Many teachers contacted Debra asking if they could add their voices to the protest. This is her response.
In the past few years much has changed on the educational stage in the UK and internationally. Drama for learning methods as well as the adoption of Mantle of the Expert systems in many learning contexts is becoming more widespread in the UK and in several other countries.
In response to these exciting developments we have initiated a Quality Mark for the application and development of Mantle of the Expert in schools where the use of the system is significantly affecting school wide curriculum structures and pedagogy…
Category: Film & Video
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It’s been a busy term for Big Brum, with both The Edge and The Giant’s Embrace touring schools. This week we are off to Rouen to meet with colleagues from Hungary, Spain and France and continue to celebrate and explore the work of Edward Bond. While there, Big Brum will be performing [...]
- introduction to www.imaginative-inquiry.co.uk
- news on extra weekends at Ringsfield Hall
- conference information
- study days at training schools and networks
- mantle of the expert in Palestine
- new photograph gallery of Dorothy Heathcote working in the 1970s and 80s
- information on the draft national curriculum
- word clouds comparing the new draft curriculum and the existing curriculum 2000.
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Following the success of their previous training events, and a sell out for the next one in June, Woodrow have arranged a further study day for 9th October, 2013.
As a national training school Woodrow First School hold termly Study Days for Mantle of the Expert. These days give visitors the opportunity to:
â˘ observe best practice [...]
âAs a cross-curricular learning tool it is someÂ of the best educational work we have seen.â Head of Drama, Cockburn High School, Leeds
A participatory theatre event
- The students are introduced to the world of the story and the characters within it.
- We work with a small group of students so each individual can contribute to bringing the story to life. They will experience it not just as themselves but ‘in roleâ from the viewpoint of people inside the narrative.
- The students’ investment grows with the story because they see their ideas being incorporated.
âI really enjoyed being able to take part and feel like we were there, feeling the pain and sorrowâ.Â Student, Brinsworth School, Rotherham
A scheme of work developed by experienced teachers…
These templates are examples of planning for the medium term overview of a mantle of the expert inquiry.
We’ve provided two examples – The Mountain Rescue Team and The Garden Centre – and a blank copy which can be used by teachers to plan their own moe inquiries.
For more detailed, step-by-step planning, please visit our sister site: www.imaginative-inquiry.co.uk
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