CPD & Training
Kent Music offers a range of creative, resourceful and up-to-date professional development for music educators in the county. To achieve our vision of all music educators, practitioners and leaders of all levels having the opportunity and confidence to learn and share from each other, Kent Music has created the ‘Kent Talks Music’ initiative, which encourages communication through networking, CPD and training events.
Please be aware that some of the events below are hosted by Kent Music, and some are run by other organisations around the UK.
- MusicPlus at Key Stage 2
- Musical Futures: Just Play
- Music at Key Stage 1
- Child Protection Awareness and Safeguarding Training
- Local Network Meetings
- Other CPD Events
- Resources from Past Events
For any enquiries regarding CPD and training, please get in touch with Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MusicPlus at Key Stage 2
First session is FREE for MusicPlus teachers!*
See the CPD & Training Programme 2017, or click on the sessions below for more information
Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 4pm – 6.30pm, The Cornwallis Suite, Maidstone
Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 4pm – 6.30pm, The Cornwallis Suite, Maidstone
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 at 4pm – 6.30pm, The Cornwallis Suite, Maidstone
Thursday 11th May 2017 at 4pm – 6.30pm, The Cornwallis Suite, Maidstone
Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 4pm – 6.30pm, The Cornwallis Suite, Maidstone
Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 9am – 1pm, The Orchards Events Venue, West Malling
*All MusicPlus teachers can attend one session between September 2016—July 2017 free of charge. After that, each session is only £5 to attend. Other packages are available for 1-2-1 and small group teachers. For more details about these events and how to register your interest, please contact Carrie Baines via email email@example.com
Monday 22nd May 2017, Sittingbourne
Music at Key Stage levels
“Help! I Really Can’t Teach Music” for KS1 Music
We are currently confirming dates for this training. Please keep checking the website for details.
This session will include inspiring warm-up and song ideas for use with KS2/3 pupils and is aimed at primary music coordinators, primary class teachers and secondary music teachers.
Child Protection Awareness and Safeguarding Training
Child Protection Awareness and Safeguarding Training for Kent Music teachers
A comprehensive child protection and safeguarding training session for Kent Music teachers. These sessions will take place at Kent Music, Turkey Mill, Maidstone, ME14 5PP.
Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 4pm – 5pm FULLY BOOKED
If you are not a Kent Music teacher, but would like to know more about Child Protection and Safeguarding Training, please get in touch with Steph at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Network Meetings
Local area network meetings run by Kent Music will be open to all music teachers in the area and will include elements of CPD and discussions about local issues.
Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 4.15pm – 6.15pm, Gateway Primary Academy
Wednesday 15th March at 4pm – 5.30pm, Westlands School
Wednesday 19th April 2017 at 4pm – 5.30pm, Cobham Primary School
Thursday 20th April 2017 at 4pm – 5.30pm, Beaver Green Community Academy
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 4pm – 6pm, Deal Parochial CEP School
Other CPD Events
A 2-day course, fully funded by the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms Programme
This course will enable you to explore a wide range of tools for encouraging effective communication and collaboration amongst your students and raising achievement across the whole class.
Multiple workshops and CPD for string teachers
Multiple FREE CPD opportunities available this academic year
Wide array of CPD offered at a variety of times and locations around the UK.