If you’re excited by the sound of Music education, then this course will undoubtedly strike a chord. Music is a powerful platform for multi-faceted studying. This course, taught by dedicated subject tutors and supported by outstanding facilities, prepares you with the skills, knowledge and experience to thrive in secondary teaching. Our focus is on developing effective practice in the classroom within the context of the National Curriculum. Content includes the role of the electronic keyboard, computers and MIDI in music education. Your subject knowledge will be broadened to include a good understanding of jazz, pop and world music. You will study the place of curriculum music in relation to other arts and the broader society and instrumental teaching.
During your university-led sessions, you will have access to new facilities that include a concert hall, music production suites, state-of-the-art soundproof practice rooms and recording studios. You will work with talented and inspirational staff who will guide you on your journey to becoming an outstanding teacher of secondary music.
This ambitious school-led training programme has been designed in partnership with Middlesex University. We emphasise the importance of developing strong subject knowledge and an understanding of associated theory and pedagogy for teaching. Your training comprises an integration of centre-based training at Middlesex University with school-based training within the alliance schools. You will have an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate that you are meeting the Teachers’ Standards by the end of the training programme.
Training is designed to support trainee development in 5 core areas – behaviour management, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment and professional behaviours.
Trainees will be supported by mentors, university tutors and expert colleagues throughout their training to support their development.
In addition, you will be able to study for a postgraduate award, PGCE providing access to an ambitious curriculum for developing teachers.
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