The Drama in Education Summer School (DiESS) is an intensive two-week training course on methods for teaching drama theory and practice in the classroom. The course is targeted at early childhood and basic school educators, as well as animators who work with children, or anyone else using drama in an educational context.
The DiESS awards a Drama in Education diploma to participants who have completed three modules over three summers.
- First Year - basics of Process Drama and an introduction to drama-based approach, Mantle of the Expert.
- Second Year - Process Drama and Mantle of the Expert.
- Third Year - theoretical approaches and practical applications of Process Drama and Mantle of the Expert.