Dropping the Mask: When the Classroom Door Closes…

By Dr Tiffany Higgo. Teacher. Head of Subject. Short. Blonde. PhD. Boom. The value of the arts within the school curriculum is gaining more and more momentum, clearly indicated by the shift from STEM educational philosophies where Mathematics, Technology, Engineering, and Science were concentrated on, to that of STEAM philosophies where the importance of the … Continue reading Dropping the Mask: When the Classroom Door Closes…

“Why Should My Child Take Drama? They Don’t Even Want To Be An Actor!”

In light of World Theatre Day on the 27th of March, I thought I would pen something that speaks to the importance of teaching Drama in schools. As a Dramatic Arts teacher, I am often asked by parents “Why should my child take Drama? They don’t even want to be an actor!” and THAT, in … Continue reading “Why Should My Child Take Drama? They Don’t Even Want To Be An Actor!”