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EMC CPD Face-to-Face: A Level English Literature Writing Clinic

Availability
Fully booked
Price
£195 per place
Location
44 Webber Street, SE1 8QW
Duration
2-4.30pm

Barbara Bleiman often runs sessions on writing on EMC courses, drawing on her long experience of teaching, as well as seeing student writing for emagazine, in competitions and in response to teachers’ requests for advice on their exam writing. On courses, feedback often specifically mentions how helpful her analysis of writing has been.

She will be running an in-person 2.5-hour ‘Writing Clinic’ for A Level Literature, open to a maximum of 8 teachers. The numbers are limited to allow this to be in-depth and closely focused on teachers own students and context.

  • Input from Barbara, on what good writing looks like and how to achieve it, with her own examples of student writing
  • Discussion and workshopping of writing sent in, in advance, by the participating teachers (one piece per teacher). 
  • Practical take-aways and advice about teaching and marking, in the light of the writing discussed.

EMC, 44 Webber Street, London, SE1 8QW

How to get to the English and Media Centre

National Rail:

Waterloo and Waterloo East are within 10 minutes walk

Underground:

Southwark on the Jubilee Line

Waterloo on the Jubilee, Bakerloo, Waterloo & City and Northern Lines

Buses:

The following bus routes go close to Webber Street: 1, 139, 168, 171, 172, 344

 


Photo of Barbara Bleiman

Barbara Bleiman

Barbara Bleiman is an education consultant at EMC, co-editor of emagazine and the author of What Matters in English Teaching. She writes blogs and articles about education and has written or co-written many EMC publications for the classroom, including several resources on poetry, novels and language study. Among these are Doing Close Reading, Studying The Handmaid’s Tale, Sight/Unseen Poetry, KS3 Poetry Plus, as well as Curriculum Conversations: Going on an Odyssey. She takes the lead on EMC’s project on group work, ‘It’s Good to Talk’ and has a strong interest in ideas about the curriculum, developing the idea of ‘cultural conversations’ as a challenge to the notion of cultural capital. In 2019 she was awarded the NATE Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of English. She is also a Fellow of the English Association. Barbara is the author of two novels, Off the Voortrekker Road and Accidents of Love, and has recently published a collection of short stories, Kremlinology of Kisses.

  • Bookings for this course will close at 8am on Tuesday 20th February or when capacity is reached, whichever is the sooner. 
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Fully booked

Course Date: 22 Feb 2024

Start Time: 2.00 PM

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