The following articles concern Mantle of the Expert and associated aspects of drama for learning and inquiry. These papers are free to use but please remember to reference the author. Get in touch if you have written something on Mantle of the Expert and would like to have it published on the website.

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Luke Abbott & Brian EdmistonCurriculum and Pedagogy in the Classroom2PDF
Luke AbbottFour Projections of Role8PDF
Luke AbbottMantle of the expert – an attempt to understand the misunderstood12PDF
Luke AbbottDrama is Life5PDF
Luke AbbottThe Dramatic Imagination8PDF
Luke AbbottChamber Theatre 7PDF
Luke AbbottDorothy Heathcote’s Levels of Tension 4PDF
Luke AbbottHistory Lessons Regarding Mantleoftheexpert.com6PDF
Luke AbbottThe Dramas of History5PDF
Luke AbbottLearning Lessons from Children 5PDF
Luke AbbottDramatic Exercises for Teachers 3PDF
Luke AbbottDramatic Conventions, Their Use and Abuse6PDF
Luke Abbott & Brian EdmistonContexts Between Play, Drama & Learning14PDF
Luke AbbottFour Projections of the Role (MA Thesis)171PDF
Viv AitkenMantle of the Expert – A Brief Introduction. Ch. 3 from Connecting Curriculum, Linking Learning 23PDF
Alastair BeckerDoes Mantle of the Expert Improve Children’s Attitudes to Reading and Writing? 36PDF
Gavin BoltonSituation Vs Story4PDF
Gavin BoltonBook: Dorothy Heathcote’s Story: The Biography of a Remarkable Drama Teacher – Google Books 191PDF
Michael BuntingQuestions, Questions, Questions!7PDF
Michael BuntingLeadership Challenges posed by MoE24PDF
Jenny BurrellMantle of the Expert - The Sea3PDF
Theatre Cap-aPieIn-Experience - Mantle of the Expert within the Creative Classroom22PDF
Lucy CoatesDinosaur Island - A sequence in pictures56PDF
Helen CollinsImpact of moe on children’s writing – MA Dissertation 97PDF
Brian EdmistonMoE Conference Powerpoint – Learning with Imagination Stansted 1 56PDF
Brian EdmistonExpert Positioning/Frame/Roles 3PDF
Brian EdmistonWhat’s My Position? Role, Frame & Positioning 9PDF
Brian EdmistonBuilding Social Justice Communities – Using drama to make power more visible 10PDF
Brian EdmistonMountains, Ships and Time Machines: Making space for creativity and learning with dramatic-inquiry in a Primary School CP Report 45PDF
Brian EdmistonThe Mantle of the Expert Approach to Education 8PDF
Brian Edmiston & Jeffery WilhelmPlaying in Different Keys: Research Notes for Action Researchers and Reflective Drama Practitioners 12PDF
Brian EdmistonAuthoring complexity with Dialogic Dramatic inquiry 39PDF
Brian Edmiston & Patricia EncisoReflections & Refractions of Meaning: Dialogic Approaches to Reading with Classroom Drama 13PDF
Stig A. ErikssonDistancing at Close Range8PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteHeathcote's Planning - a documentary record of a Mantle of the Expert context, Ankara 200988PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteContexts for Active Learning - Four models to forge links between schooling and society14PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteVideo Catalogue29PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteDramatic Conventions List4PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteMantle of the Expert – Establishing procedures 15PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteNotes on Drama1PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteSome Notes on Role Work3PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteEssay on Creativity22PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteInternal Coherence. A Factor for consideration in teaching to learn Dorothy Heathcote 1PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteProductive Tension. A Keystone in Mantle of the Expert Dorothy Heathcote 1PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteRemembering Remembrance: the quick sands of preparing and interrogating evidence Mantle and commission work 31PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteDramatic Activity7PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteNotes on Signs and Portents – AS028 – AS045 10PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteBook: Collected Writings on Education and Drama – Google Books 218PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteDrama as education - AB08420PDF
Dorothy HeathcoteThe Authentic Teacher and the Future21PDF
Sandra HestonThe Heathcote Archive - PHD Thesis473PDF
Emmy HicksPolitics and Pedagogy: A Critical Analysis of Dorothy Heathcote’s Mantle of the Expert 89PDF
Bill HicksRole play: How teaching make-believe gets real results(Article in The Independent on Bealings Primary School) 3PDF
Lisa HintonMantle of the Expert teaching sequence – The Missing Pilot 19PDF
Lisa HintonMantle of the Expert and Writing Work Placed Development 41PDF
Lisa HintonMantle of the Expert and boys writing 39PDF
Lisa HintonMantle of the Expert Buddhism Episodes2PDF
Primary HistoryHistory, Drama and the Classroom – Spring 2008 36PDF
Julie Hymers‘Little Children, ‘Big’ Questions’ – Does Mantle of the Expert create an environment conducive to philosophical thinking in the Early Years? 74PDF
Peter JohnsonThe Language of Influence in teaching 6PDF
Debbie KiddRomeo and Juliet through Mantle of the Expert 1PDF
Tadeuz KowkansThe Sign in the Theatre29PDF
Chris LawrenceTeacher and Role21PDF
Jenny Lewis3G Assessment Report28PDF
Bob Lingard & Debra Hayes & Martin MillsTeachers and productive pedagogies: contextualising, conceptualising, utilising 26PDF
Roberta Luchini BoschiMantle of the Expert – Potentialities of this method in the Brazilian Educational System 81PDF
Cecily O’NeillForward to Drama for Learning3PDF
Edward ParkinsonMantle of the Expert: The Impact of a Devolved Leadership on Boys’ Attitudes Towards School118PDF
Wendy Rouse & Amanda WildeWord on the Street - Action Research Project Report26PDF
Louise RyanMaking Mantle Work Online4PDF
Louise RyanFostering Learning Communities with Mantle of the Expert (Original:
Bob SelderslaghsThe Artistic Value of Mantle of the Expert – a Belgian Research Project8PDF
Caroline Stamp-DodMantle of the Expert: a critical evaluation of the ways this strategy might contribute to aspects of children’s learning and the development of self-direction. 20PDF
Tim TaylorBibliography: mantle of the expert and drama for learning 7PDF
Tim Taylor & Translation: Aneta KorpalskaA Beginner's Guide to Mantle of the Expert - Polish Translation76PDF
Tim TaylorThe Conventions of Dramatic Action: A Guide - NEW42PDF
Tim TaylorCreating Bridges into the Past – this article first appeared in the Oct 2013 issue of Creative teaching & Learning Magazine 7PDF
Tim TaylorExploring History Through Drama – this article first appeared in the May 2013 issue of Creative teaching & Learning Magazine 9PDF
Tim TaylorThe Power of Play: Developing dramatic-inquiry in the classroom – this article first appeared in the April 2013 issue of Primary Teacher Update magazine 3PDF
Tim TaylorUsing Mantle of the Expert for the First Time5PDF
Tim TaylorIntroducing Mantle of the Expert10PDF
Tim TaylorUsing Mantle of the Expert - The Tudor House8PDF
Allana TaylorA critical evaluation of ‘Mantle of the Expert’ 30PDF
Tim TaylorChildren learn best when they use their imagination 1PDF
Tim Taylor & Brian EdmistonThe Mountain Rescue – A detailed guide to mediating a mantle of the expert scenario in the classroom 22PDF
Tim TaylorUsing Inquiry to Explore the Curriculum – PPP From Newcastle PGCE Conference 32PDF
Tim TaylorProject Report – Establishing a Learning Network of Schools to use Mantle of the Expert 8PDF
Iona Towler-EvansMantle of the Expert4PDF
Julie WalshawSuffolk Forum 2009 Final Report9PDF
Julie WalshawUndersea Savers and The Golden Elizabeth – Exploration of a Mantle of the Expert Frame 10PDF
Leon WeeksAn Exploration of Mantle of the Expert as a Teaching Method to Cultivate Independent Learning in an International School 120PDF
Shelby WolfFrom the 'Mantle' to Expertise - CP Report 52PDF
Kelly WoodHow to make your lessons outstanding 1PDF
Dene ZarinsSteps into MoE Inquiry - MA Paper PPS 114 23PDF