Our training is delivered to professionals and students in the arts, criminal justice, community and education sector. We share various creative styles, behaviour management techniques as well as the theory & approach behind our work.
We deliver Teacher & Educator CPD in holding challenging conversations for; Radicalisation Awareness; Mental Health; Racism & Discrimination; as well as wider bespoke training sessions. All these training options include a professional theatre performance and interactive workshop delivery.
We also design bespoke training sessions to meet the training needs of creative, criminal justice and education partners.
A training programme for front line staff / teachers to upskill them in how to hold challenging conversations around issues including hate crime, radicalisation and discrimination. The training is interactive and includes a live theatre performance It equips participants with information on the process, warning signs and triggers linked to exploitation and radicalisation. We share techniques including restorative approaches, listening skills, and non-violent communication techniques.
The session can be delivered between 2 – 2.5 hours dependent on partner needs and schedules.
A training programme sharing creative exercises and theory to engage vulnerable participants with challenging behaviour. Participants should expect to increase both creative techniques and behaviour management skills.
This can be delivered as a full day training course or 4 x 2 hour sessions. Each participant will receive a toolkit once completed the course.
This training is delivered by a learning disabled trainer and a non-learning disabled trainer. It is interactive and includes debate, role-play and critical thinking. This considers a number of things that can contribute to learner needs; including neurodiversity, trauma, and wider emotional, behavioural, environmental and psychological factors. The work has been designed in partnership with Venture Arts.
This can be delivered as a full day training course or 2 x 2 hour sessions.
This workshop includes a live theatre performance, group interaction, debate and role-play. This training is delivered by team including people with lived-experience of some of the subjects being explored. This is not training in mental health conditions, more a space for people to explore broader awareness, how to offer support and hold conversations; consider protective measures particularly regarding dealing with young people.
This training can be delivered in a 2-3 hour session.
This workshop includes a live theatre performance, group interaction, debate and role-play. You will be asked to consider your own stance, experiences and viewpoints, as well as giving you the opportunity to as explore ways to effectively challenge discrimination & be more anti-racist.
This training can be delivered in a 2 hour session.
* Some photographs on this page provided by Priti Shikotra.
“I cannot recommend these sessions more space where you can grow laugh and learn it is opened up new possibilities for me and muscly boost my confidence in facilitating workshops great group of people.”
“I have loved this training I come into the safe space of exploration it has widened my perspective on myself and others and different understanding of creative facilitation.”
“I feel I could speak with a student more confidently.”
“I am more confident to breakdown misconceptions and hold conversations.”
Odd Arts deliver a wide range of work to raise awareness of many issues which we feel are most relevant to the partners we are working with. We can tailor and adapt our workshops to fit the needs and requirements of the participants. Please click on one of the links below to find out more about the work we do in other sectors.
Become A Participant
You can self-refer to some of our ongoing community projects and sessions.
We deliver FREE workshops at our base in Moss Side Powerhouse. We welcome and support young carers, and participants with additional needs.