Posted: 05 Sep 2016
What are we looking for?
BRITDOC is looking for a senior education professional to manage our educational project, Doc Academy.
This leadership position is responsible for managing all aspects of operating and scaling up the project. You will be a motivated self starter comfortable with conducting both senior and administrative roles as you are the sole full-time employee of ... Read full post
Posted: 18 Feb 2015
We made friends with the outstanding (according to OFSTED) and frankly inspirational The Bridge Secondary School in Islington, London. The Bridge is a teaching school, providing training and support to both mainstream and special schools. One of the curriculum areas where The Bridge have led the way is Sex & Relationships Education; "lifelong learning about sex, sexuality, emotions, relationships ... Read full post
Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Live Q&A in your classroom with a filmmaker of one of our latest releases!
Award winning filmmaker Beeban Kidron is inviting your class to directly ask her thoughts on all things Internet-related; online pornography, cyberbullying, what is the difference between the Facebook me and the real-life me?
The film features young people telling us their own stories first hand. So ... Read full post
Posted: 17 Oct 2014
The Internet is a wonder of the modern age with many young people having never known a world without the web at their fingertips. But what impact is this online world and constant connectivity having on the malleable, still growing teenage mind?
Posted: 04 Jul 2014
Firstly, thank you thank you thank you to all who have used Doc Academy…you’re part of our growing family as we’re already being used in over 320 schools since September 2013! Now the future of Doc Academy is in your hands...
Whilst we’re in more and more schools and capturing incredible impact (67% of schools say we contributed to an ... Read full post
Posted: 13 Jun 2014
You've thought about nothing but these prizes all over Easter, well great news, the wait is over and…
...it's a huge thank you and massive congratulations to Amanda Delve at Devonport High School for Boys in Plymouth. A set of One Mile Away and Ping Pong posters are winging their way to you right now.
How simple was that, all ... Read full post
Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Check this out; we have a number of Ping Pong and One Mile Away DVDs and posters to give away to Doc Academy users…and all you’ve got to do to be in with a chance of winning is give us some feedback. It’s really that simple. Here’s how...
We’ve put together some simple surveys we’d love you and your students ... Read full post
Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Posted: 30 Oct 2013
The new Doc Academy newsletter has just been released, check your inbox or sign up. We are also now on social media.. Facebook and Twitter What's the latest news with and around Doc Academy films? FREE school screening of One Mile Away as part of the National Youth Film Festival.. Give Up Tomorrow has been nominated for ... Read full post
Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
How better to celebrate than work with the Department for Work & Pensions to break a World Record attempt for the most older people taking part in a table tennis rally at Bounce London?... This is part of the Ping Pong Care Campaign aiming to challenge stereotypes of ageing. FREE intergenerational table tennis games and screenings of the Ping Pong ... Read full post
Posted: 01 Oct 2013
This week is the 16th anniversary of the arrest of Paco from the documentary 'Give Up Tomorrow'. The family members that made the film are continuing with their efforts towards his freedom. A new petition has been set up on the change.org website http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/free-paco-now Read full post
Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Welcome back to term teachers, hope you are all enjoying the films and lesson plans. We will be keeping you up to date with the latest news relating to the brilliant documentaries featured on this site. Stay tuned for national campaigns, updates of what has happened since the film was made and exciting initiatives for you to get involved with! ... Read full post
Posted: 13 Sep 2013