Finnish Drama/Theatre Education Association

FIDEA – The Finnish Drama/Theatre Education Association aims to promote and advocate drama and theatre as a school subject. The association was founded in 1972 and nowadays has approximately 230 members throughout our country. FIDEA’s members are teachers, consultants, other professionals and students of drama and theatre pedagogics.

‚ÄĘ aims to get drama/theatre as an independent subject at school
‚ÄĘ organizes meetings, education and training programs
‚ÄĘ provides a forum for all teachers to share views and concerns about drama and theatre in education
‚ÄĘ keeps contact to other countries and their associations and inform members of national and international conferences
‚ÄĘ spreads information and promotes research in drama/theatre
‚ÄĘ is the Finnish member of IDEA – International Drama/Theatre and Education Association

Tintti Karppinen, tintti.karppinen (at), IDEA and IDEA Europe