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Work Based Learning Placements

We are committed to providing work based learning placements for young adults at our partner universities and from specialist training providers working with learning disabled adults.

Get in touch if you attend one of these universities and would like to do your placement with us, or contact us if you are from another institution or training provider and keen to develop a new partnership.

 

Email Head of Creative Learning, Beccy Allen, to discuss creating a partnership

Partner Universities

We have long-standing relationships with the following institutions:

London South Bank University
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Queen Mary University of London
Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
University of East London

Specialist Training Providers

We provide professional placements with the following companies:

Tower Project Job Enterprise and Training Service (JET)
(East London’s leading provider of specialist supported employment services for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism)

Access All Areas
(A specialist theatre company supporting the artistic development of some of the world’s leading learning disabled creatives)

What Placements involve

  • Students on technical courses at partner universities can join us for a six-day intensive placement in the autumn term where they support GCSE Drama students on our Careers in Theatre programme. Working as part of professional team of 20 creatives, you will work with young people to create a play in a day, working on one of the five disciplines (acting, lighting, sound, design, stage management)

    Students interested in summer placements can work with us on our Next Steps programme to provide pastoral support to the young people while they are with us for a week-long summer school.

  • Join us for one of our many programmes delivered here at Half Moon or in the local community of Tower Hamlets. Commit to one day, one afternoon or one evening a week for ten weeks. You will be involved in the term’s planning and evaluation sessions and gain hands on experience of working one-to-one with young people with additional needs and in small and larger groups with all young people in the group you are allocated to.

  • Join us for a full term’s placement where you will work on a variety of our programmes, supporting our facilitator teams to deliver Youth Theatres for different ages, Creative Play sessions for under 5s and After-School Drama groups. You will be involved in the term’s planning and evaluation sessions and gain hands on experience of working one-to-one with young people with additional needs and in small and larger groups with all our young people.

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