To celebrate the imminent arrival of the third annual Singing Strategy Symposium, all this week we’ll be releasing videos including our top tips for singing! Today’s video is all about posture!
We are pleased to have several exciting new additions to the Singing Strategy Symposium programme. Take a look here: sss-2016-timetable
Download a copy of the programme here: SSS-2016-Timetable
In July 2016, the Department for Education (DfE) released new Standards for Teacher Development. As a provider of professional development, it is our responsibility to ensure that our CPD offer meets these standards. This statement sets out how our products and services meet the new DfE Standard for Teacher Development, and any adaptations that have […]
Are you proud of your Music Education Hub’s Singing Strategy? Would you like to share it with other MEH’s? We are looking for 4 music education hubs to give 20 minute presentations on their Singing Strategies, to inspire and enthuse delegates at the Singing Strategy Symposium. The event takes place on 30th November in Birmingham, […]
The Department for Education has today released the new Standard for Teachers’ Professional Development. These new standards can be viewed here As a TDT Advisor provider, MES meets many of these standards already, but we will be realigning our CPD offer to meet all of the new standards from September.
We are thrilled to share the news that CPD Centre West Midlands, our partnership project with Target Education Alliance, has had its first Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators graduate! Adam Moffatt, a guitar tutor with Wolverhampton Music Hub, completed the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) in a little over 18 months. […]
Cultural Consortium Shropshire is a network of arts and cultural organisations working with children and young people (aged 0-25) in Shropshire. The consortium shares a vision that children and young people in Shropshire aspire, achieve, progress and take the lead through arts and culture. They want to build an aspirational cultural offer which is accessible, […]
I have great admiration for my secondary music colleagues. I have taught in many secondary schools as a vocal teacher and choir leader, but only in primary as a music curriculum teacher. Being a peripatetic or a primary music coordinator (and sometimes a peripatetic music coordinator!) has its challenges, but I often think that secondary […]
Teach MUSIC not the instrument! Focus on the development of musical skills, using the instrument as the carrier for learning. You’re not going to get all 30 children playing with perfect technique at the same rate as you would with a smaller group, and the majority won’t carry on with the instrument anyway, so teach […]