Course Description

One of the world's greatest performers Carlos Santana once wrote “When you can play from your heart, you are being open and honest .  . . The instrument becomes the vehicle by which you can reach others with the music.”.  

This course is designed to provide you with the tools to assist every student in your care to create and undertake a program in musical performance that shows them in the best possible light, allowing them to provide a confident and polished presentation, designed to maximise their HSC results in Music.



English teaching

Audience

High School Non-elective music teachers, casual music teachers, Head Teacher CAPA and any teacher involved in the Music program in their school.

Teaching Standards

1.5.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities:  Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

 3.1.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Establish challenging learning goals:  Set explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals for all students

3.2.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Plan, structure and sequence learning programs:  Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:  Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities

5.2.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Provide feedback to students on their learning:  Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students about their achievement relative to their learning goals

5.1.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Assess student learning:  Develop, select and use informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess student learning"

Via Zoom

This course will run via Zoom. You will be sent the details of how to join this PD the day before the course runs.



$349+ GST - Individual Enrolment

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Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

 

Presenter

David Reidy

David Reidy

David Reidy has been playing music professionally since the age of 12 and has toured the world, conducting music seminars in over 45 nations. David has taught across the K-12 spectrum, including some time as a Head Teacher CAPA. As well as his time in schools, David has written courses and lectured for Hillsong International Leadership College.

More recently, David has advised NSW DET on the use of technology in the Music classroom and has been heavily involved in seeing many young musicians reach success in the music industry across the globe. In 2015, students whom David had mentored and taught were selected as featured artist in the Schools Spectacular and remained as featured artist till they graduated in Year 12.

David has performed on stage in both large and small venues from 50,000 to 5 people, bringing the same energy and principles he teaches to his own performances. This is an outstanding opportunity to hear and learn from a teacher and performer with over 50 years in education.