In 2015 Priscilla was awarded Highly Accomplished Teacher accreditation from the NSW Board of Teaching Educational Standards.
Priscilla is a qualified drama and English teacher, and was the recipient of the Deans Medal of the Arts (UWS) for her teaching degree. In 2014 she was awarded Highly Accomplished accreditation by NSW Board of Studies and Institute of Teachers.
In the same year, she was invited by Complicite in the UK to collaborate with their Creative Learning team in creating resources to support theatre-makers, teachers and students with original devising processes using traditional and 21st century technologies with a physical, visual aesthetic.
She represented the Southbank Centre London at the Sydney Writers Festival in 2013, directing the ‘Under 10s Feminist Corner’, using drama pedagogy to explore what being a feminist means for girls.
Priscilla Jackman’s Radio Interview with ABC
In 2013 Priscilla was invited as specialist guest on The Weekend Arts Program ABC Radio National to discuss her methods of inspire a passion for Shakespeare amongst young people. Here is a link to the interview. Checkout the interview on the ABC website.
Priscilla worked as Assistant Head of Drama and Dance at Wanstead Performing Arts High School, East London and drama teacher at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts and Macarthur High School Parramatta.
She is a registered curriculum writer for the NSW Department of Education and a Board of Studies HSC practical drama marker. Priscilla has written and presented dramaturgical resources for the Department of Education on contemporary Australian texts. She has presented at National and State Drama conferences, for Drama NSW Association and for Erudio Education.
Priscilla directed state ensembles for the NSW Arts Unit and Multicultural Playwright’s Program. She directed Writers OnStage in 2016 and assistant stage managed OnStage in 2014.
Priscilla has been a committee member for NIDA Educational Board, Sydney Theatre Company Teacher Advisory Group, Riverside Theatre Representational Educational Panel, Professional Teachers Association and Drama NSW Association.
Priscilla has worked as a corporate trainer for Skills2Success (UK), UK Role Play, Imprology (UK) Anni Inc and Blackdog Institute (Sydney).