Community Writing
with Richard Short
Starts 5th Apr '19
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Private Booking Contact Artist for more detail

Starts 5th Apr '19

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Private Booking Contact Artist for more detail
In this Newcastle Writers Festival event presented by Richard Short from the Sydney Story Factory, participants will be guided through the planning of a community writing project, including the development and implementation of a wide variety of teaching activities and strategies that engage students across the full range of abilities and backgrounds.

Participants will critically examine the development and implementation of a community writing project (Home – Mapping the stories of Redfern) undertaken by the Story Factory. This investigation will include reference to student activities, community engagement, planning, and student agency in education.

This workshop is endorsed by the NSW Education Standard Authority (NESA) Three hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 1.2.2;1.5.2; 2.4.2; 3.7.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Limited to 20 places. Cost $90

For bookings please go to the Newcastle Writers Festival booking page directly at Contact NWF

About Richard Short
About Richard Short
Richard is Storyteller-In-Chief at the Story Factory, he leads workshops with high school and primary school students and teachers across the country. The Story Factory is a not-for-profit that runs creative writing and storytelling workshops for marginalised young people aged 7 to 17.

Prior to joining the Story Factory, Richard taught at secondary schools (English and English as a Second Language) in the western suburbs of Sydney, and in 2014 completed a Master of Creative Writing. His first book of poetry (written under the pseudonym Rico Craig), Bone Ink, won the 2017 Anne Elder Poetry Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 Kenneth Slessor Prize. He has lectured in numerous courses including: Creativity, Youth Culture and The Arts; Integrated Arts and Education.
About Richard Short
About Richard Short
Richard is Storyteller-In-Chief at the Story Factory, he leads workshops with high school and primary school students and teachers across the country. The Story Factory is a not-for-profit that runs creative writing and storytelling workshops for marginalised young people aged 7 to 17.

Prior to joining the Story Factory, Richard taught at secondary schools (English and English as a Second Language) in the western suburbs of Sydney, and in 2014 completed a Master of Creative Writing. His first book of poetry (written under the pseudonym Rico Craig), Bone Ink, won the 2017 Anne Elder Poetry Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 Kenneth Slessor Prize. He has lectured in numerous courses including: Creativity, Youth Culture and The Arts; Integrated Arts and Education.
About Richard Short
Richard is Storyteller-In-Chief at the Story Factory, he leads workshops with high school and primary school students and teachers across the country. The Story Factory is a not-for-profit that runs creative writing and storytelling workshops for marginalised young people aged 7 to 17.

Prior to joining the Story Factory, Richard taught at secondary schools (English and English as a Second Language) in the western suburbs of Sydney, and in 2014 completed a Master of Creative Writing. His first book of poetry (written under the pseudonym Rico Craig), Bone Ink, won the 2017 Anne Elder Poetry Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 Kenneth Slessor Prize. He has lectured in numerous courses including: Creativity, Youth Culture and The Arts; Integrated Arts and Education.
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