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Welcome to Mantle of the Expert.com

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.

Notes from the RFH Advanced Weekend

The following notes were taken during the Advanced Practitioners weekend at Ringsfield Hall Nov 7-9, 2014 Essential Reading: Bolton & Heathcote – Drama for Learning: mantle of the expert approach Morgan & Saxton – Teaching Drama Morgan & Saxton – Asking Better Questions Heathcote – Collected Writing Other reading: Breen – Chamber Theatre Wenger – […]

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Post: Visiting Professors Program, Birzeit University, Palestine

Birzeit University and the A.M. Qattan Foundation Center for Educational Research and Development (QCERD) wish to announce the availability of a visiting lectureship in the field of education and culture. Visiting scholars will have to be in residence for a four month period in Palestine, during which they teach a couple of courses at the […]

Category: Job opportunities

NATD Conference Sept. 26th-28, 2014

Oriel College. Oxford. Drama: the curriculum shapeshifter Come together for a weekend of learning. Internationally renowned dramatist, Edward Bond, will speak up for drama; see process drama come to life with T.I.E. practitioner Chris Cooper of Big Brum; explore script-writing for young people with playwright and teacher, Brian Woolland; delve into Mantle of the Expert sessions, […]

Category: Conferences


SLTcamp EAST Nov 14-16th 2014 Residential leadership unconference A unique leadership CPD event. Open to existing and aspiring senior leaders, SLTcamp offers a weekend of professional development and networking. £99 – Weekend residential conference £50 – day ticket  The SLTcamp ‘unconference’ philosophy is grass- roots, humble and ‘not-for-profit’; leadership CPD by school leaders, for school […]

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New Planning for Mantle of the Expert

Over the past year we have been writing and compiling new and more detailed planning units for mantle of the expert. To access these new plans please visit our sister site imaginative-inquiry.co.uk

Category: Planning

Mantle of the Expert Quality Marks 2014

RATIONALE 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 notably in the Middle East, Palestine […]

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Mantle of the Expert Quality Mark Training Schools

The following schools have been awarded the Mantle of the Expert Quality Mark, qualifying them as registered Training Schools. If you would like to visit one of these schools to see mantle of the expert in action and to discuss the approach with teachers who use it, please contact them directly through the links. Woodrow First School, Redditch Bealings […]

Category: Training

Materials for Newcastle Workshops 2014

Introduction to mantle of the expert – An introduction to mantle of the expert by Dr. Viv Aitken The resources pack – Mantle of the expert resources pack Some planning Victorian Pit Investigation Team Victorian Powerpoint  Children’s writing imaginative-inquiry website (including Island planning) Some more reading: Jenny Lewis – Third Generation Assessment Michael Bunting – Questioning […]

Category: Newcastle PGCE Conference

Cecily O’Neil working with Year 3 – “Mystery Virus Hits Holiday Island”

By TeamWoodrow It was a pleasure to host the West Midlands Mantle of the Expert Network weekend at our school at the end of November. Thanks to Iona Towler Evans, David Allen and Kate Katafiasz for bringing the best people to our school! Cecily O’Neil is a respected drama practitioner [google her!] and was focussing on […]

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Mantle of the expert weekend November 2013 – Notes

Mantle of the expert weekend – Friday

1. Teacher coach
2. This work is about ‘induction’ not instruction
3. About helping children to ‘become’ people
4. This is a pedagogy that is about how we are with children

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