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What’s the point? Using drama to engage young people at risk

Date:29 August 2006
Artform:Theatre
Subject:Children and young people, Education, careers and training
Area:North

This report examines the contribution that the arts, in particularly drama, can have in building key skills essential to supporting learning and re-engagement in education or training. The findings highlight the positive contribution that drama can have in developing emotional literacy, raising aspirations, building self-esteem and creating an effective bond between key workers and young people. The report also makes a series of recommendations for best practice in arts based projects with young people at risk.

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ISBN:0-7287-1181-8
Cost:Free
Pages:73