Reflect on and evaluate your journey to teaching so far
Develop an understanding of a range of teaching and learning principles
Compare teaching and learning principles and develop your own teaching philosophy
Identify the core musical skills which need to be taught, considering how they inter-relate
Evaluate your own instrumental technique and assess how you approach teaching technique to your pupils
Explore the basis for motivation and how motivation is linked to progression
Develop an understanding of the role of assessment in progression
Assess your own teaching practice in the context of professional values and practice
Design a broad, individual learning plan for pupils with reference to short term goals
Engage with other teachers and contribute to discussion about professional development
Vocal coaches and music teachers have an important role in improving their students’ ability to sing or play an instrument.
On this music teacher training course, you will learn to assess your current teaching strategies and look at new ways to engage your students during their lessons.
You’ll get instrument-specific advice and resources as well as guidance on how to plan music lessons within a broader curriculum.
You’ll gain the confidence to challenge your existing practices and identify weaknesses in your own teaching style in order to become a more effective music or singing teacher.
Assess your current teaching
Explore and evaluate teaching and learning principles
Identify core musical skills
Evaluate your own technique
Develop a range of strategies for teaching technique
Explore links between motivation and progression
Increase your awareness of professional values and practice
Design a curriculum and devise lesson plans
Produce a personal development plan
This course is for all music and instrument teachers and vocal coaches.
A music teacher training suited both for private teachers as well as teachers working in schools, music trusts or music academies.