Using books and stories to enhance SMSC learning

  • Location: Central London
  • Date: 21 March 2018
  • Time: 10.00 (refreshments from 9.30) - 2.30

Keynote speaker: Michelle Mangal - Training Manager, Young Citizens

 ‘The Power of Stories’

This will be followed by a practical session, and an introduction to ‘Go-Givers’.

Victoria Quijada: SMSC Quality Mark Manager, Young Citizens

‘Alternative approaches to using stories to enhance SMSC in the classroom’

An introduction to the SMSC Quality Mark, a tool to review schools’ provision for pupils’ SMSC development.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Reflect on the contribution of SMSC to learning and attainment
  • Consider how the literacy curriculum can be enriched to prepare pupils for the modern world
  • Learn how to use puppets to develop and tell stories
  • Discover how stories can both entertain and provide answers to difficult questions.
  • Gain an insight into how stories can promote dialogue and open-mindedness
  • Appreciate how stories can demonstrate that people (characters) of different races/ religions/ abilities have human characteristics that we all share
  • Learn how fiction can promote tolerance
  • Share and discuss good practice
  • Plan for improvements in their own school

All Participants will receive:

25% discount on Go-Givers subscriptions

Event Address

Sullivan and Cromwell, 1 New Fetter Lane, Central London, EC4A 1AN

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