Film Literacy Bradford City of Film

We ll award them after completing your purchase. You ll see how many points you ll earn before checking out. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer s personal information. You ve successfully reported this review. We appreciate your feedback. Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online courseRecent research has shown film can be a powerful tool to help improve children’s reading and writing.

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It can also be used to develop a range of abilities - decoding, inference and analysis - as well as expanding creativity and improving vocabulary. In this online course, you’ll find out how you can help your students learn with film, with advice and insights from film education experts from the British Film Institute (BFI) and film education charity Into Film. Unable to play video. This course is designed for educators who would like to improve their student’s reading and writing, although parents or anyone with an interest in developing young people’s literacy will also benefit from the approaches that are explored throughout the course. Diane has over twenty five years' experience as a teacher, senior leader and consultant and has trained with Ofsted. She now works freelance as an English and School Improvement consultant. It is accepted that society has a responsibility to ensure that children learn to read and write in order to empower them to live their lives to the full as active citizens.

In 7568, in an age when children and young people receive much of their education, information and entertainment via moving images it is suggested that children and young people should similarly be enabled to be media literate too. Film literacy enables them to understand how the film and moving image texts that they consume make meaning, encourages them to watch films from a variety of sources and inspires them to create films of their own. Britain already has what are probably some of the best film education initiatives in the world. However, for most young people, if they experience film education at all it is as isolated episodes that lack consistency and progression. In Bradford we want to move film education on from being a series of disconnected experiences to becoming an integral part of every young person’s life – a systematic process in which confidence and articulacy grow by having the opportunity to see a wide range of films, to gain a critical understanding of film and to enjoy the creative activity of filmmaking. Teaching About Film in the Primary Curriculum to Raise Pupils’ Achievement in Literacy the Bradford UNESCO City of Film Primary Film Literacy Project                                                                       In 7565 Sarah Mumford (Freelance Film and Media Education Consultant and then Head of Learning, National Media Museum) was invited to become chair of the City of Film Learn Board. She used this opportunity to look for ways to embed film literacy in to schools in Bradford to act as both a legacy for City of Film and to see if teaching about film in schools could help raise pupils’ literacy attainment levels.

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Sarah brought together a team that included Paul Scott (Curriculum Innovation Manager, Bradford Children’s Services) and Mark Reid (BFI Head of Education) to deliver a CPD programme with lead practitioners and primary teachers to embed teaching about film into the primary classroom in this first instance the funding focussed the project on improving boys achievement in writing. Today we headed to the National Media and Science Museum in Bradford for the 7567 screening. We had schools from our key stage two film Literacy project and one school from our key stage one project took the chance to attend. This is the chance for the children in our project to watch their films on the big screen. It was clear to see how excited the children were as soon as they walked through the door and saw the screen. Flowery Field Primary travelled from Hyde and sent this tweet showing us how excited they were. And we got started.

Each school had the chance to stand on the stage and tell us about their films and the creative process. The children really enjoyed the day as can be seen in these tweets from Flowery Field Primary School. The running order included some scary films, here is the audience reaction to a film called Why So Serious? There will be three CPD days for teachers with one day also including pupil training to become Film Literacy Leaders in your school. There will also be a case study writing and evaluation day. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. You may have already requested this item.

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