PowysPlays is the inspiration of me, Nicola Powys. After a career of teaching, nurturing and inspiring others, I realise that Authenticity is the ultimate aim.
I think that we are all conscious of the insidious power of the screen in our lives now. Powys Plays is my way of keeping it REAL!
Using Art and making to ground experience in the here and now, Powys Plays offers a pause to think about re-balancing what we think we see. It is a hands-on, practical engagement with ourselves. Oh – and you learn some art skills as well!
The core themes ofPowysPlays are:
Curriculum Vitae – Summary
January 2015 – Present Cambridge, UK and Antibes, France
A modular, art-based learning experience. Emphasis on problem-solving, challenging expectations, reflection, conversation and learning how to SEE.
April 2006 – August 2015 (9 years 5 months)Cambridge, UK
I worked as Head of BTEC Art and Design for KS4 students. As well as art skills, I taught confidence building exercises, encouraged risk taking and developed leadership qualities amongst NEET students.
Summer school intensive teaching and learning with students from the USA. Implemented and developed schemes of work which have been honed into creative learning courses for PowysPlays.