Month: March 2018

Poetry and creativity as a tool for consciousness raising

Creativity and Transformation Poetry and art can be drawn upon to engage learners in a critical dialogue. Creativity opening a space for transformation. Using multimodal approaches which includes, poetry and images can be a tool for emotional expression and consciouness raising. The confidence that arises from creativity can be a source of hope and strength in the private and public domains learners enter.

Below are poems –  penned a number of years ago – I continue to draw upon them in my lessons to stimulate discussion and encourage learners to shape their ideas and emotions through language and creativity. The poems and the themes that arise from them still resonate as dialogic resources in the classes I teach. Creativity…

Happy Women’s Day

Happy Women’s Day Inspiring women share their stories. Their journeys gives hope Follow the link below to listen to their stories