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Unit rationale, description and aim

In this unit, pre-service teachers elect to engage in an in-depth study of Drama curriculum and pedagogy in an educative and societal context. The unit aims to increase pre-service teachers' knowledge, skills and appreciation of the role of Drama practitioners through the provision of practical performance, creation and appreciation experiences. Unit content encourages an advanced understanding and appreciation of the concepts, practices and conventions of Drama education as applied to the primary classroom. This unit enables pre-service teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the relationships between pedagogical principles, theoretical components and practice within Drama education as a discipline and how this informs the research, design and implementation of authentic creative arts practices in school settings.

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