Join us for two days of exciting presentations and workshops from a range of
experienced Alexander Technique teachers and experts from parallel fields at:
Resource for London,
356 Holloway Road,
London, N7 6PA.
Ron Colyer, Sue Merry, Judith Kleinman, Rod Cunningham from
"Philosophy For Children", Harriet Anderson, Ellie Rouse, Polly Waterfield, Catherine
Fleming, Victoria Cresswell, Esther Miltiadous, Roxani Eleni-Garifalaki, Daniella
Sangiorgio, Andy Smith, Liz Steinhal, head teacher at Educare Small School, Stephen
Williams, Director of Music at Bryanston School, and a panel of young people
discussing what they need from education.
More detailed information about the programme and how to book your place can be found below
SAVE THE DATE!
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Saturday morning is for Alexander Technique Teachers and Trainees only. Saturday afternoon has been organised by STAT and includes the STAT AGM and the Memorial Lecture. This year the lecture will be delivered by Peter Buckoke and is titled "Learning How to Learn".
All are welcome to the event on Sunday. We sincerely hope to attract anyone who is involved in the world of education at any level in any way. Come and join us as we head towards a bright future for our children and young adults.
9.00 am: Registration and choose your workshops.
You can choose one workshop each from blocks A, B, C and D when you register on Saturday morning.
9.25 am: Welcome
09.30 am – 10.15 am
Introducing the Work to Classroom Teachers
Hypermobility in Teens
Roxani Eleni Garefalaki
10.15 am – 11.00 am
Sport in Schools
Collaborating with Teenagers
Polly Waterfield, Catherine Fleming & Victoria Cresswell
11.00 – 11.30: Tea Break
11.30 – 12.00
Working in Pre-Schools and Primary Schools
STAT Research Project - Alexander in Education
12.00 – 12.30
Language Teaching in Adult Education
Working with Mothers and Babies
9.30 am: Registration
10.00 – 10.30: Welcome and Movement Circle
15 min presentations + 15 min Q&A
10.30 – 11.00
Learning to be Safe
11.00 – 11.30
Young People’s Panel – Education in a Changing World
Polly Waterfield and a panel of young people.
11.30 – 11.35: Movement Break
11.35 – 11.55: Tea Break
11.55 – 12.00: Movement Break
12.00 – 12.45
Childhood Reflexes & Neural Developmental Delay
12.45 – 13.10
Transforming Anxiety in Secondary Education
13.10 – 13.15: Movement Break
13.15 – 14.15: Lunch
14.15 – 14.30: Semi-Supine
14.30 – 15.30
An Introduction to Philosophy for Children (P4C)
In this session I hope to address the following questions:
What is P4C?
What does it hope to achieve?
Where does it come from?
How does it operate in the UK?
… and along the way I will get you doing some activities and watching video clips of children in P4C sessions.
15.30 – 15.35: Movement Break
15.35 – 15.55: Tea Break
15.55 – 16.00: Movement Break
16.00 – 17. 15
Education Now Panel
A discussion on Alexander in Education going forwards.
Peter Buckoke chairs a panel of teachers including: Liz Steinthal (Educare), Stephen Williams (Bryanston) Lynnette Easterbrook (RCM)
17.20 – 17.30: Short round-up and close. Ending with movements.
The Alexander in Education Conference 2020 is being organised by The Developing Self Collective. We are a group of Alexander Teachers who are passionate about bringing the work into the world of education.
Find out more about us below
To discover more about the wonderful people who have agreed to give presentations and workshops please click below
This is the first ever Alexander in Education Conference. We expect that there will be a great deal of interest both from the UK, Europe and far beyond. Places on the conference are of course limited by the size of the venue. If you intend to come then please book your place as soon as possible.
Book before April 1st 2020 and take advantage of our early-bird discount rate!
Booking is by email. If you click on the button below it will take you to our contact form.
Saturday July 4th :£45
Sunday July 5th: £85
Earlybird discount rate: Only £115 for both days if you book before 1st April 2020.
REDUCED RATES FOR AT TRAINEES ONLY:
Saturday July 4th :£35
Sunday July 5th: £75
Earlybird discount rate: £95 for both days if you book before 1st April 2020.
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The Alexander in Education Conference 2020 is organised by The Developing Self
FULL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONFERENCE, INCLUDING LOCATION AND TRAVEL WILL BE SENT TO YOU WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR PLACE
Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, England N7 6PA, United Kingdom
Below are files that you might find helpful with regard to the conference.
If you feel so inspired please share the Conference Flyer file with anyone you can think of who might find the conference of interest.
Remember that we are aiming to also attract interested parties from outside of the Alexander world.
Judith trained as a musician at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and then went on to train to be an Alexander teacher with Mr Macdonald and Shoshanna Kaminitz.
Judith is now one of the Alexander teachers at the Royal College of Music and at the Junior Royal Academy of Music. She is assistant head of training at LCATT (London Centre for Alexander Technique and Training). More
Sue has been working with Primary School Children since 1994. Sue is generally recognised as a pioneer and world expert on teaching the Alexander Technique to children aged 3-11 in a school environment. More
Peter Buckoke oversees the Alexander department at the RCM, where the technique is embedded in the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Peter is also professor of double bass at the RCM and plays both modern and baroque bass with various chamber groups in London. More
Andy teaches Alexander Technique at Uppingham School and in his private practice in north London. As a former sports journalist and county-level sportsman, he has a particular interest in movement and performance and he also teaches Alexander-inspired running technique. More
Peter Buckoke teaches and runs the Alexander department at the Royal College of Music. He is also a professor of Double Bass.
Rod Cunningham has worked as a mathematics educator for over 30 years. He has been facilitating P4C since 2006. As a SAPERE trainer and trustee he works with teachers and schools to embed P4C practice as a central strand of the school’s life and activity.
SAPERE is the charity which promotes, and quality assures P4C training in the UK.