Teacher Professional Development

Learn, share, ignite, inspire...bring Shakespeare to life in the classroom with our transformative CPD opportunities

Do it on your feet. See it Live. Start it Earlier – this is the RSC’s proven approach to getting the most out of Shakespeare. 

Through working with the text in the same way that RSC actors do in a professional rehearsal room, our innovative CPD opportunities support teachers to develop their own confidence and skills, as well as inspire children and young people.

About rehearsal room approaches






'A host of fantastic ways to approach Shakespeare with my pupils...ways which will make our studies more accessible, exciting and fun!'
Secondary teacher, INSET day, January 2019

'This was the best training I've had in a decade of teaching. Thank you. I am inspired'
Primary teacher, RSC Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare, Intermediate level, February 2019

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From our in-depth RSC Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare, to bespoke INSET days created to meet the needs of your school, our professional development approaches can help all Primary, Secondary and SEN teachers bring Shakespeare to life in the classroom.

  • How will my students benefit?

  • How will I benefit?

  • But does it work?

RSC CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING SHAKESPEARE

This innovative suite of courses has been designed to develop teachers' skills and confidence in using RSC rehearsal room approaches in the classroom.

  • Three levels - Foundation, Intermediate and Certification - to suit all levels of experience
  • Each course includes three days of training in Shakespeare's home town and a ticket to see a play in the repertoire
  • A unique opportunity to work with theatre and pedagogy experts, as well as network with like-minded teachers

BESPOKE INSET IN YOUR SCHOOL

Wherever you are in the UK, we can bring our professional development work to you

  • Courses tailored to the specific needs of the group of teachers taking part
  • From as little as £35 per teacher
    Receive full set of quality resources to support your teaching when back in the classroom

International Professional Development

Wherever you are in the world, we can bring our bespoke professional development to you.

  • Our experienced practitioners can travel to a destination of your choice
  • Bespoke course created for the group of teachers you bring together

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