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Drama Teacher Conference


Leading drama experts and practitioners come together to inspire, inform and upskill. Our Drama Teacher Conference returns in 2024.

Find out more about the Drama Teacher Conference

If you have any questions, please email We hope to see you there!

What teachers say:

I have lots of new ideas to help my students engage creatively with texts, as well as improving accessibility of texts.

– Teacher, Primary CPD 2023

So clear, so helpful, immediately actionable.

– Teacher, Drama Teacher Conference 2023

A good balance of giving information and hands on practice. Very informative and great suggestions for taking back to the classroom and using with students.

– Teacher, Drama Teacher Conference 2023

Our funders

The Mohn Westlake Foundation supports nationwide Learning programmes for young people.

Nationwide learning is supported by Buffini Chao Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation, Tim and Sarah Bunting, Behrens Foundation, Cleopatra Trust and Milton Grundy Foundation.

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Contact us

Primary Team

Jackie Tait
Primary Programme Manager

Jess Moffat 
Primary Programme Coordinator

Chelsie Greatbatch
Schools Programme Assistant

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Secondary Team

Nadya Bettioui
Secondary and FE Programme Manager

Katy McEntee
Secondary and FE Programme Coordinator

Jess Martins
Schools Programme Assistant

Drama Teacher Conference 2023
photos © Emma Hare

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photos © Ellie Kurttz

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