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Education

Education

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
– Malcolm X
PASSIONATE ABOUT EDUCATION

At Alchemy Arts, a good education is viewed as imperative. We see education as a tool for social mobility and a strong foundation for future success.

Through the facilitation of young people’s personal, social and educational development, we aim to equip them with the relevant skills required to have a voice and reach their full potential in life.

NATIONWIDE SUPPORT

Our team work nationwide within educational establishments linking in with school curriculum’s allowing student work to be graded for GCSE’s.

We are experienced in working with young people in schools, youth centres and alternative education projects as well as young people who are not in any form of education, employment or training (NEET), young offenders, young people at risk of being involved the criminal justice system, teenage parents and young refugees.

WHAT WE OFFER

Our work can range from ‘a play in a week’ with a group of 25 students to a 12-week project that culminates in a theatre performance or professionally edited short film on a chosen subject(s).

We have successfully worked with groups helping them create plays and short films on issues such as: Racism, Gun and Gang Crime, Domestic Abuse, Drugs, Mental Health, Teenage Pregnancy, Cultural Identity and Underage Drinking.

UNIVERSITIES

We specialise in delivering sessions in universities to students on Youth and Community work courses. Successful sessions have been delivered to students on the BA (Hons) and Postgraduate levels of the course.

Influenced by the teachings of Augusto Boal and Paulo Freire, our sessions are creative, interactive and focused around liberation, empowerment and anti oppressive practice.

CURRENTLY WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS:
Drama

We use drama as a tool in youth and community work to create spaces for seldom heard voices

Reflective Practice

The conscious use of self in relation to others

Black Perspective

All equal, all different

Participatory Research

Enabling effective participation within communities

If you would like more information on the range of services we offer within Education or would like to discuss a possible booking please contact us at info@alchemyarts.co.uk.

Costing proposals are available on request.