BINDYA CHAUHAN, HEAD OF DRAMA, KELLETT SCHOOL: THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, HONG KONG COVID-19: a term that has been seen and used constantly over the last two years. Within education it has impacted us in ways that we never fathomed. Teachers have had to endure a mix of face-to-face teaching, hybrid, blended and online formats, interchanging all the time. Where has that left the state of our drama curriculum? As a head of drama, this was a huge question that was hanging over me, and within the last few months have I been able to face and answer it. Online learning has been a large part of the last two years for us here in the international teaching world, and delivering a practical subject was a difficult move to make with no prior experience. Zoom was our platform, along with Google Suite, and luckily as a department we were already fully digital, using Google Classroom as the main tool with our students. Zoom allowed our department to maintain a level of ‘face-to-face’
The drama curriculum: Where do we go from here?
Written by: Bindya Chauhan
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