Music Education Courses is an online learning environment accessible to music teachers anywhere in the world, brought to you by UK-based company Music Education Solutions®.
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    On this course you will reflect on how you learned music yourself and how this impacts on the way that you teach it. You will be challenged to consider how your current KS3 curriculum is balanced between formal, informal and non formal approaches to music teaching to ensure that all kinds of musical learners can be both engaged and challenged by what is on offer. You will also explore the balance between different approaches to music learning to identify what aligns with the needs of your students, your beliefs and values about music education and the requirement to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum at KS4.

    This course covers everything you need to know about leading singing in a secondary (11-18) setting. It includes the latest research into the impact of singing in schools, advice on developing a culture of singing, video tutorials on singing and conducting techniques, advice on selecting repertoire, using singing to support the curriculum, and how to start, maintain, and improve a choir.

    This course will help you to promote positive behavior, and deal with inappropriate and challenging behavior in a music education setting. The course is suitable for anyone teaching any type of music in any setting.   

    This course covers the theory of how children and young people learn musically, and what music educators can do to support and develop this learning. The course is suitable for music teachers working in any context.    

    The national curriculum for KS2 music states that children ‘should develop an understanding of musical composition, organising and manipulating ideas within musical structures’ and to ‘compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music’. This course looks at creative ways to fulfill these aims as part of your KS2 music curriculum.

    This course is a national training programme for teachers of First Access / Whole Class Ensemble Teaching. It features structured training based on the latest research into the pedagogical principles behind successful First Access / WCET teaching programmes. It is suitable for teachers at all stages of their careers, and who teach any instrument from any musical tradition.

    This course covers the processes and pedagogy of planning and assessing primary music. Learners will explore the specific mechanics of planning and assessment for music, which can be very different from the other subjects of the primary curriculum. The course offers support and advice for creating schemes of work, individual pedagogically sound lesson plans, and assessment systems for music.

    This course looks in detail at the skills, knowledge and understanding that pupils need to develop in order to progress in Performing, Composing/Improvising and Listening, in order to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum for Music. 

    This course will give primary music subject leaders the confidence to develop their school's music curriculum, and to prepare for 'deep dive' music subject inspections under the new Ofsted framework.

    The course covers best practice in planning, delivering, and assessing the primary music curriculum. It is suitable for both specialist and non-specialist teachers who lead the music in their primary school.

    This course covers everything you need to know about leading singing in a primary (5-11) setting. It includes the latest research into the impact of singing in schools, advice on developing a whole school culture of singing, video tutorials on singing and conducting techniques, advice on selecting repertoire, using singing to support the curriculum, and how to start, maintain, and improve a choir.

    This course is designed for non-specialists teaching music to primary aged children (5-11 years) anywhere in the world. The course will help develop your understanding of basic musical concepts, and give you the skills and knowledge to teach music with confidence.

    The Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators is an international qualification validated by Trinity College London. For more information visit the Music Education Solutions® website.

    On this course you will develop a deeper understanding of instrumental teaching pedagogy, in order to develop excellent practice in instrumental and vocal teaching.