Music Education Skills for the Primary Classroom
This 14-hour online course is a general introduction to music education in primary schools, encouraging creativity and providing practical ideas for use in the classroom. It is aimed at generalist classroom teachers with minimal music teaching experience, who wish to build their skills and confidence in teaching music.
It is supervised and moderated by an experienced course instructor, who provides ongoing feedback and support throughout the course. It is organised into 5 modules, accounting for 14 hours of Professional Development over a 12 week period. The content is fully aligned to the music syllabus relevant to each State and to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
Registrations for the 2022 program are now closed. 2023 Registrations for this course will open in Term 3 2022.
In 2022 four iterations of the course will be offered
Registrations for the 2022 course are now closed. Courses start on Monday 30 May 2022.
The NSW only course, run in partnership with the Centre for Professional Learning, is aligned to the music strand of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus and Australian Professional Standards for Proficient Teachers.
The Australian Curriculum (QLD, ACT, SA, NT, TAS) course is aligned with the music strand of the F-6 The Australian Curriculum: The Arts and Australian Professional Standards for Proficient Teachers.
The VIC only course is aligned with the music strand of the F-10 Victorian Curriculum: The Arts and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
The WA only course is aligned to the music strand of the P-6 Western Australian Curriculum: The Arts and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
From this course, participating teachers will:
- Understand the value of music for learning
- Build skills as facilitators of successful music experiences in the classroom
- Plan and implement successful curriculum-aligned Music teaching and learning programs
- Reflect on learning from the course in order to improve classroom practice
- Gain 14 hours of Accredited Professional Development*
This course addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Proficient Teachers:
Professional Knowledge - 2.1.2
Professional Practice - 3.2.2; 3.3.2; 3.4.2; 3.6.2; 5.1.2
Professional Engagement - 6.2.2; 6.3.2; 7.4.2
For the ACT, completing Music Education Skills for the Primary Classroom will contribute to 14 hours of PD. This includes 14 hours of TQI Registered PD addressing Standards 2.1.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.6.2, 5.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 & 7.6.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in the ACT.
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