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The programme is subject to change. 

 

Day 1: 15th June 2021 | Career

16.30 - 17.10

Qualifications and Recognition: A guided tour of the professional qualifications open to music teachers, including the Certificate for Music Educators, Masters degrees in Music Education, and routes to management positions.

Jonathan Savage, Reader in Education at the Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University and Managing

17.10 - 17.30

EXHIBITOR/NETWORKING SESSION

17.30 - 18.10

Build your Brand: Learn the first steps to building your teaching business profile and growing your brand.

Isabelle Knight, PR Expert Mentor, and Founder and Director of IK Publicity

18.10 - 18.20

10 MIN BREAK

18.20 - 19.00

Know your Rights: Learn the essentials of employment law, employee rights, and issues around safeguarding in the classroom.

John Robinson, Head of Compliance and Legal at the Incorporated Society of Musicians

19.00

Close of Day 1

Day 2: 16th June 2021 | Assessment

16.30 - 17.10

Record with Confidence: How to get the most out of your recording equipment to make sure that your students are getting the best marks possible in remotely assessed exams.

David Guinane, Head of Music at Beaumont School, St Albans

17.10 - 17.30

EXHIBITOR/NETWORKING SESSION

17.30 - 18.10

Nailing GCSE and A Level Performance: How to get your students through their Key Stage 4 and 5 performances, including how to make difficulty levels work to your advantage and how to diversify your students' repertoire.

James Manwaring, Director of Music – Windsor Learning Partnership

18.10 - 18.20

10 MIN BREAK

18.20 - 19.00

The Student-Centered Approach to Music Exams: How to use the exam process as a positive part of your students' overall music education.

Karen Marshall, Music Teacher and Author

19.00

Close of Day 2

Day 3: 17th June 2021 | Teaching Skills

16.30 - 17.10

Keep your Students Healthy: A BAPAM healthcare expert takes you through the steps you can take to ensure that your students are safe and realising their full potential as performers.

John Wild, Psychotherapist and voice coach, BAPAM

17.10 - 17.30

EXHIBITOR/NETWORKING SESSION

17.30 - 18.10

Increasing Engagement in your School: How to get higher recognition and engagement for music from pupils, staff and parents.

Guy Forbat, Associate Assistant Head Teacher at William Ellis School

18.10 - 18.20

10 MIN BREAK

18.20 - 19.00

Content is King: No question is too simple as we take you through the various platforms for posting music performances online and show you how you can guide your students to build their profile and make money.

Seb Skelly, Trumpeter, Arranger, Composer and YouTuber

19.00

Close of Day 3