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|Description||This course will cover the processes and pedagogy of planning and assessing primary music. Delegates will explore the specific mechanics of planning and assessment for music, which can be very different from the other subjects of the primary curriculum. The course will offer support and advice for creating schemes of work, individual pedagogically sound lesson plans, and assessment systems for music. There will be opportunities throughout the day to directly discuss and work on delegates' own existing planning and assessment systems.|
|Categories||Primary, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, 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, Assessment, Out of school, Collaborative Learning, Aspiration Interventions, Feedback, Gifted and Talented, Individualised Instruction, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Approaches to raise aspirations are not focused to increase learning, Teaching approaches that ensure students have the knowledge and skills to progress towards their goals , Generalisations in aspiration intervention are avoided, Monitoring the impact of any interventions or approaches if the goal is to improve attainment, There are approaches to support pupils working together, Tasks are designed carefully so that working together is effective and efficient, There are opportunities to make use of competition between groups to support pupils in working together more effectively within their group, Provides approaches that encourage lower achieving pupils to talk and articulate their thinking in collaborative tasks , Provides approaches for specific, accurate and clear feedback , Provides approaches for comparing what a learner is doing right now and wrong before , Provides approaches for a balance between support and challenge, Supports effective professional development for teachers, Provides approaches for individualised learning tasks activities , Provides approaches to individualise learning activities supported by technology for effective practice, Ofsted|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||
Course Objective: Develop a deeper understanding of the processes and pedagogy of planning and assessment for primary music.
|Evidence underpinning this approach||
Linked to the content of Unit 2 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME). Informed by Mills (2005), Faultley (2010).
|How users/participants can evaluate success||
Action Learning Tasks provided for implementation of concepts in the classroom.
An online evaluation tool is provided immediately after the course.
|Follow-up activities and support||
Action Learning Tasks.
Series of follow-on 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.