Athens International Conference 2018
Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education
Utopia or Necessity?

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in the 20th anniversary of its foundation (1998-2018), in partnership with the International Drama/Theatre & Education Association (IDEA) and in collaboration with a number of academic, professional and artistic institutions in Greece and abroad, is organizing the 8th Athens International Conference on Theatre and Performing Arts in Education.

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Invited speakers - Paper contributors - Workshop facilitators

Baldwin Patrice

Baldwin Patrice

Education Consultant, past President of IDEA, Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, UK

Patrice Baldwin was a Primary Headteacher, Local Government Arts Education and Cultural and Creative Learning Adviser and Head of Norfolk Music Service.  She was a School Improvement Adviser and Inspector and was employed by the government, as a national curriculum Drama Editorial Expert. She has lectured at universities worldwide and in 2014, became a Cultural Leader for Brock University, Canada.  For 10+ years, she was Chair of National Drama (UK) and from 2010-13, simultaneously President of the International Drama, Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) and Board Member of the World Alliance for Arts Education (WAAE).  Patrice published The Drama Book (Collins Educational) with Lesley Hendy, Teaching Literacy Through Drama (Falmer /Routledge) with Kate Fleming, The Primary Drama Handbook(Sage), With Drama in Mind, School Improvement Through Drama, Inspiring Writing Through Drama (Bloomsbury) with Rob John. She has also been a BBC Education Scriptwriter and Series Consultant for radio and more recently television.