Continuing Professional Development
Masters in Teaching and Learning (Music)
Listen Imagine Compose now offers a Masters in Teaching and Learning, as part of its Continuing Professional Development programme for secondary music teachers. This is available nationally as a part-time, two-year programme, and is accredited by Birmingham City University. Learners can gain a Masters in Teaching and Learning or a Masters in Educational Leadership.
A one-year version of the course is also available, normally resulting in a Diploma in Teaching and Learning or Educational Leadership
Find out more on the main course page. Expressions of interest for the next course starting in October 2019 are now open.
Listen Imagine Compose Away Day Tuesday 25th June, CBSO Centre, Birmingham B1 2LF
The annual Listen Imagine Compose Away Day provides the LIC partnership and secondary school music teachers from across the U.K. are excellent opportunity to come together for a dynamic day of sharing and learning. The Away Day will explore research generated by teachers currently completing the Listen Imagine Compose Masters programme with Birmingham City University as well as talks from composers and music educators, all aimed at developing more creative practices for teaching composing within secondary schools.
Places at the Away Day are free of charge and open to all secondary school music teachers but must be reserved in advance via Eventbrite.
Teacher Network Events
Listen Imagine Compose hosts informal Teacher Network events throughout the year, offering teachers a chance to explore recent research, share personal experiences and to discover practical solutions to teaching composing within secondary schools.
The next London Teacher Network Event is 5 – 7.30pm, Wednesday 12th June at Wigmore Hall, London. Tickets for this session are free, but attendees must register in advance via Eventbrite.
“I find that these sort of meetings remind me what it’s all about – why I love music in the first place!”
Joanna King, Head of Music, Queensbridge School