Stagecoach Performing Arts

Explore... Great Teaching! Calgary CANADA

Sunday, 15th September 2019 at 10:30am – Doors open at 10:15am
Calgary University - CANADA

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Explore... Great Teaching - Calgary CANADA
10:30 - 16:30 Sunday 15 September 2019

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Explore... Great Teaching! Calgary CANADA

A one day workshop for Stagecoach Teachers, Managers and Principals

Whether you're new to Stagecoach teaching or would just like a refresh on great practice, this one day workshop explores theory and practice through engaging activities and professional conversations to support excellence in performing arts teaching and learning!

This day of development builds on great teaching skills and addresses some of the challenges in facilitating engaging lessons such as effective grouping, planning for all abilities and class control within a creative environment.  You will be nurtured through the basics of great teaching strategies to support Singers, Dancers and Actors in encouraging the best behaviours for learning from all students.

Aspects covered:

  • Supporting steps to learning and links to the Educational Framework
  • Pedagogy of childhood development
  • Safeguarding
  • Planning and Assessment
  • Use of play and games as tools for learning
  • Developmental feedback and its role in accelerating learning
  • Behaviours for Learning in facilitating group work
  • Expectations
  • Inclusive practice with Performing Arts

Lunch and refreshments are provided for this workshop - please do stay for lunch to network with colleagues.

Explore... Great Teaching starts at 11.30.  If you have never attended a Stagecoach Education event before, please arrive at 10.15 for a 10.30 start for a one hour Foundations Fast Track session.  This is an introduction to the Stagecoach Way.

Venue: Calgary University - Social Science Building, Room 209, 618 Campus Place, Calgary T2N 4V8

Course Facilitator: Louisa Roberts B.Ed. (Hons) AST NPQSL FRSA

Louisa is Head of Educational Programmes and Training at Stagecoach Performing Arts. She is a singer and vocal specialist with an extensive educational background as a Head of Department of Performing Arts in Primary and Secondary Schools and most recently as an Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Manager in North London. In this role, Louisa supported students with barriers to learning in accessing the primary curriculum. Facilitating continuing professional development previously as an Area Leader with Trinity College London, Guildhall, The Open University, Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) and Music Hubs she has facilitated workshops, mentored and supported teachers, education leaders and performers throughout the world for over 20 years.  She sings Soprano in a number of chamber vocal ensembles including Sine Nomine International Touring Choir and The Joyful Company of Singers

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Starts: Sunday, September 15th 2019 at 10:30am
Doors open: 10:15am
Ends: 4:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: September 14th 2019


Calgary University - CANADA
Social Sciences Building Rm 209
618 Campus Place

T2N 4V8

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