OCR is pleased to be sponsoring NATE 2010 Conference, Making Meanings, English at the Heart of Learning, bringing together teachers from across the country for an exciting three days of sharing ideas, experiences and the best in English teaching.
Held at the Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire from 9 - 11 July, the conference provides unparalleled CPD and networking opportunities for anyone working in English education and its related fields.
A programme of 22 workshops will cover primary, secondary, post-16, drama, digital media, film, prose, poetry, language, literature, creative writing and oracy. Attendees will also have the opportunity to work with actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
At the event, OCR will be sharing information about key features of its A Level, Functional Skills, and GCSE English qualifications, and running a special presentation on the 'Film and live performances of Shakespeare' element of it's new English Literature GCSE. Copies of Reflections, OCR's new poetry anthology for GCSE English will be available, as will the brand-new support DVD, Virtual Visions, which includes audio-visual presentations and interpretations of poems for learners.
Speakers at the event include Pie Corbett, Andrew Burn (Professor of Media Education at the Institute of Education) and Patrick Spottiswoode (Director of Education, Globe Theatre).
In addition to the full workshop programme, there will be 26 seminars, an academic research strand, and a publishers' exhibition. To book a place at this event, please call 0114 255 5419.