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Poetry teaching in New Zealand and UK secondary schools

A School of Education seminar
Speaker(s)Dr Sue Dymoke (University of Leicester)
Date22 November 2011
Time17:00 to 18:15
PlaceBaring Court 114

This seminar presentation draws on research in progress that investigates to what extent poetry taught in secondary schools in New Zealand and the UK is: prescribed by national curriculum and assessment criteria; flexibly interpreted by examination boards. It primarily concentrates on data collected in New Zealand in 2011 to explore how teachers working in schools in one city are able to respond to contextual factors and what choices they (and their students) can make about poems they read, write, listen to and perform in their classrooms. In investigating these factors and contexts, the research endeavours to move beyond national boundaries to inform international debates about poetry pedagogy and poetrys location within curriculum frameworks and diverse cultural contexts. (This seminar was not recorded)

Intended audienceStaff and students of Exeter University and visitors from other educational institutions and partnership schools
Registration informationBooking not required
CostFree of charge
OrganizerTamara Snell
Dr_Sue_Dymoke.docxDr Sue Dymoke's Biography and Abstract (36K)
Dr_Sue_Dymoke_Compatibility_Mode_.pdfDr Sue Dymoke's PowerPoint Presentation (268K)

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