Education

We believe that Shakespeare should be made vivid, accessible and enjoyable for young people and their teachers.

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In This Section

Text Detectives

A new series of practical films aimed at students, exploring Shakespeare's language, key scenes and defining frequently used terms with RSC actors and directors.

How Your School Can Work With Us

Schools, colleges and universities can work with RSC Education in lots of different ways.

Events and Workshops for Students

Workshops, conferences and other events at the RSC for young people from Key Stage 1 to Undergraduate

Film Challenge

Share your responses to Shakespeare's Roman plays and create a short film exploring the themes of citizenship, political speaking and female leadership.

Telling tales: from Ovid’s stories to Shakespeare’s plays

Ovid’s stories were written over 2,000 years ago and inspired some of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays. These classic tales introduce us to characters that we will continue to meet throughout Shakespeare’s plays

Schools' Broadcasts

All of our Shakespeare plays are broadcast live to classrooms free of charge

Associate Schools Programme

Our partnership programme with Regional Theatres and schools across England.

Teacher Professional Development

From specialist courses in Stratford-upon-Avon to bespoke CPD in your school, we have a professional development offer for everyone

RSC Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare

Booking now open for new RSC Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare.

Teacher Resources

Free Teacher Packs, videos, image galleries and interactive whiteboard resources to bring Shakespeare to life in the classroom

Impact and Research

Evidence on the impact of our active approach on young people of all ages and abilities

Classroom Case Studies

Read our research on the impact of teaching Shakespeare in an active way

Planning an Education Visit

Bring your students to workshops, events or performances at the RSC

For Young People

Information, events and activities to help you with your study of Shakespeare, his language and his plays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your enquiries about RSC Education

Where We Work

Look at our map to see where we're working with schools - last year our work reached over 500,000 students across the UK