Dr Diane Davies

Ancient Maya Specialist and Consultant
Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Archaeology, UCL
Lecturer at City Literary College
NADFAS Lecturer
Historical Association Speaker

 

For Teachers

Workshops for Teachers

  • School Visits – CPD workshops for KS2 teachers or as part of INSET or twilight sessions.
  • Day Events – Scheduled workshops in London and elsewhere that include a museum tour

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Workshops for Pupils

  • School workshops
  • Presentations to classes or as an assembly

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Teacher Resources on the Maya

  • Access to my own resources
  • Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans
  • Images and Videos
  • Other online resources

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Maya Shop

  • Make your own Maya Calendar and other products

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Engage with Maya School Children

  • Meet Maya school children
  • Fundraiser for Maya school children

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Visit the Land of the Maya

  • Teacher Trip to Guatemala to learn about both the ancient and modern Maya
  • Develop resources for teaching the Maya in school and support global learning

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 Consultancy

  • Consultancy work for TV and Radio
  • Writing, revising or editing Maya resources for educational companies

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Ask me a Question

  • For those who have any questions about the ancient or modern Maya

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For Pupils

Class Projects on the Maya

  • The opportunity for children to display the work they have completed in school on the Maya

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Explore the Maya World

  • Maya Chronology
  • Where did the Ancient Maya live?
  • How did the Maya tell time?
  • How did the Maya add and subtract?
  • What was Maya writing like?
  • Did the Maya play football?
  • Did the Maya really have chocolate?
  • Did the Maya have music?
  • Are there still Maya people living today?

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Mayan Language

  • Pronunciation Guide – Help with pronouncing Mayan words

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The Maya Rainforest

  • What it is like to excavate and live in the Maya rainforest

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Myths about the ancient Maya

  • Mythbusters: Myths and Misinterpretations about the Maya

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Ten Amazing Facts about the Maya

  • Learn ten amazing facts about the ancient Maya

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Test your Knowledge

  • Quizzes

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Ask me a Question

  • For those who are learning about the Maya and have questions

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For Adults

Courses on the Maya, ancient civilisations and anthropology

  • General Courses
  • City Literary College, Holborn, London
  • Workers Educational Association (WEA) Reading and Andover

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Visit the Land of The Maya

  • Expert-Led trip to Guatemala and Honduras with Steppes
  • Steppes Travel to visit both the ancient Maya remains and the contemporary Maya

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NADFAS Lecturer

  • Lectures on Maya art and architecture

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Guest speaker

  • Guest speaker for organisations and events

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Chok Education

  • A UK charity that supports Maya schools in Central America

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Further Reading

  • My unpublished papers
  • Readings on the Maya and archaeology in general

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Academic Work

Publications

  • Access to my articles

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Qualifications

  • Access to my CV, including field and teaching experience

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Research

  • Current research and future excavations
  • My work at the Maya site of San Bartolo, Guatemala

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Conferences

  • Conference organiser for Maya and other archaeological events

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Maya Insight Group

  • A special interest group focused to promote ancient and modern Maya culture

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