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By Roger Wooster

The Theater in schooling (TIE) stream emerged in Sixties Britain as a different hybrid of functionality and child-centered studying. Roger Wooster’s modern Theater in schooling tells the tale of the construction of this dramatic shape and its version in a swiftly altering political, monetary, and academic surroundings. as well as interviews with fashionable TIE administrators and discussions of particular initiatives, this quantity bargains a photograph of the entire productions held in Wales in the course of a unmarried month in the course of the summer season of 2004. because the contrast among TIE and children’s theater turns into much more blurred, this ebook is a useful source for an individual learning using theater in schools. “A Most worthy, provocative and well-researched theoretical rfile which i'm going to most probably have on my crucial analyzing record for college kids learning theatre in education.”—Charmian Savill, college of Aberystwyth   

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267. , p. 272. , p. 275. , p. 273. qxd 5/26/07 2:43 AM Page 35 Chapter Five The Welsh Environment In Wales companies were facing similar challenges to the development of TIE praxis. There have also been particular circumstances relating to the governance of Wales and to distinct Arts policies that have offered different threats and opportunities. These are considered here in a separate chapter though many companies will recognize some or all of the issues analysed. In particular, many will recognize the way in which the pursuit of ‘artistic excellence’ and ‘value for money’ can be used to justify change that will guarantee neither, and may indeed be introduced with apparent wilful ignorance of that which is being appraised.

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57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. , p. 45. , p. 65. COULT, T. in S. CRAIG, op. , p. 76. , p. 80. SCHWEITZER, P. ), op. , p. 11. H. M. , A Survey of Theatre in Education in Wales, Cardiff, Welsh Office, 1989, p. 1. MURPHY, E. op. , p. 5. REDINGTON, C. op. , p. 2. , p. 94. JACKSON, T. op. , p. 1. , p. 26. qxd 5/15/07 5:19 PM Page 30 Chapter Four The Fight for Survival Even in the 1960s, at the same time that this philosophy of ‘child-centred learning’ was being developed by educationalists and the embryonic TIE movement, the philosophy was being challenged.

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