Subject associations are a useful source of training, support and guidance.
The association state:
National Drama (ND) is a registered charity and the UK’s leading professional association for drama teachers and theatre educators.
It is dedicated to ensuring that all children and young people have the opportunity to learn about and through drama.
Learning through drama is a natural human process – our brains are ‘wired’ for it. We recognise it as a powerful pedagogy and a creative process that provides a compelling means of exploration, expression and making meaning. Through it we learn what it is to be a human being.
National Drama is dedicated to the development, promotion and support of Drama and Theatre both in the UK and internationally. ND is the UK representative member of IDEA, the International Drama and Theatre Education Association, and is a founder member of IDEA Europe.
National Drama arranges high quality Drama and Theatre Conferences and Events and Publications to support Drama practice.