Excellence in Instrumental & Vocal Teaching(INSTEX16)

Provider: Music Education Solutions Ltd
£75.00 (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 This course is for instrumental and vocal teachers working in any context including peripatetic teachers employed by music hubs and schools, and private teachers working with children or adults. The session will look at the different approaches required to effectively engage and motivate pupils in a variety of settings including one-to-one, small group and ensemble teaching.
Duration 10am-4pm

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Higher, Early Years/Foundation, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Arts, 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, Examinations, Global dimension, Health and Safety, Parent Support, Education system, Multi-agency Working, Assessment, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, e-Book, Discussion forums, Video, Audio / Podcast, Gifted and Talented, Digital Technology, Small Group Tuition, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Provides approaches to assess pupils’ needs accurately and provide work at a challenging level with effective feedback and support, Effective use of technology is driven by learning and teaching goals , Identifies clearly how the introduction of technology will improve learning, Technology is used to support pupils to work harder, for longer or more efficiently , Raising Aspirations/Expectations, Out of hours learning
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Course Objective: Develop a deeper understanding of instrumental teaching pedagogy, in order to develop excellent practice in instrumental and vocal 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

The course will cover research and pedagogy around instrumental and vocal teaching, including up-to-date ideas for the planning and assessment of lessons, and Ofsted guidance in relation to instrumental and vocal teaching in schools. Informed by research: Davies (2003), Mills (2007), Harris (2014), Hallam (2015), Stafford (2016), Hallam (2016).

How users/participants can evaluate success

Action Learning Tasks are provided for participants to trial ideas in school.

An online evaluation tool is provided immediately after the course.

Follow-up activities and support

Action Learning Tasks.

Series of follow-up emails.


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.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.