Excellence in First Access (WCET)(EFA16)

Provider: Music Education Solutions Ltd
£70.00 (no VAT on this item)
Accreditation opportunities: This course is linked to the assessment criteria of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators, and can be used as partial evidence towards this qualification.

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Description Drawing on the latest best-practice research, this course for instrumental and primary teachers will inspire you to make the most of your First Access / Whole Class Ensemble Teaching / Whole Class Instrumental Teaching / Wider Opportunities programmes, whatever your school calls them!! The course will cover issues such as integrating First Access into the main music curriculum, the role of the class teacher, co-planning, assessment, and the recommended content of First Access lessons.
Duration 10am-4pm

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Categories Primary, KS2, Arts, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Other support staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Education system, Multi-agency Working, Assessment, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, Gifted and Talented, Individualised Instruction, Teaching Assistants, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Use of Pupil Premium, Identifies activities where TAs can support learning, rather than managing tasks, Provides support and training for teachers and TAs on how to work collaboratively , Provides approaches for individualised learning tasks activities , Provides approaches to individualise learning activities supported by technology for effective practice, Help schools find best way to spend Pupil Premium , Ofsted, Knowledge Mobilisation, Raising Aspirations/Expectations
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Course Objective: Develop a deeper understanding of best practice in whole class instrumental tuition, in order to develop excellent practice in First Access teaching.
CME Assessment Links: Unit 1 Criteria 2.2, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3; Unit 2 Criteria 1.2, 3.1 and 3.7.

Evidence underpinning this approach

Based on the findings of the Sefton & Knowsley WCET Best Practice Project (Stafford 2016), the Music Mark WCET Best Practice Project (Hallam 2016), and MA Research by Charlton (2017).

How users/participants can evaluate success

Action Learning Tasks provided.

Online evaluation and assessment tools provided.

Follow-up activities and support

Action Learning Tasks.

Series of Follow-up emails.

Opportunity to take part in action research to further the findings of the study.

Route to the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators.


Course Leader: Dr Elizabeth Stafford

Dr Stafford is Senior Lecturer in Professional Studies at Leeds College of Music, Programme Leader for the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators at CPD Centre West Midlands, and Director of Music Education Solutions Ltd.

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