ASSITEJ Jordan, the National Centre for Culture and Arts (NCCA)
“Creativity in the Classroom” Project
Funded by The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Drosos (…) foundation.
The National Centre for Culture and Arts (NCCA) of King Hussein Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE) commenced in February training courses on Drama in Education and Theatre Arts Techniques for 400 teachers of grades 1-12 in three areas: Amman, Irbid and Al-karak and continued the training after the lockdown due to COVID-19 in May and June.
A teachers’ manual was produced by specialists from NCCA and MOE consisting of two sections: section one on drama strategies in role playing, improvisation, stage picture and depictions, voice and speech, creative writing, creative movement. And section two on theatre arts techniques.
Teachers received attendance certificates accredited by NCCA, MOE and the International Theatre Institute (ITI) – UNESCO.
The Interactive Play: “The Weakest Link”! About radicalization of vulnerable and marginalized youth
Funded by the American Embassy in Amman-Jordan
The play was produced by the National Centre for Culture and Arts and will be performed by NCCA National Interactive Theatre Troupe in Azraq and Zaatari Refugee Camps in July 2020.
The Interactive Play: “Light”! About identity, social values and choices
Funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The play was produced by the National Centre for Culture and Arts
NCCA National Interactive Theatre Troupe presented 12 performances in schools just before the lockdown in March and will continue touring in July/August 2020 in Amman, Zarqa and Irbid.