Sunday, 7th April 2019
– Doors open at 9:15am
Course Facilitator: Louisa Roberts
Whether you're new to Stagecoach teaching or just need 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 group organisational strategies to support Singers, Dancers and Actors in their classroom management and pace encouraging the best behaviours for learning from all students.
Facilitator: Louisa Roberts B.Ed. (Hons) AST NPQSL FRSA
Head of Educational Programmes and Training - Stagecoach Performing Arts
Louisa is a singer and vocal specialist with an extensive educational background as a Head of Department of Performing Arts in UK Primary and Secondary Schools and most recently as an Assistant Headteacher. As a trained practitioner in Kodály methodology, she studied musicianship through voice under David Vinden at the British Kodály Academy. 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.
Lunch and refreshments are provided for this workshop - please do stay for lunch to network with colleagues.
Venue: Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2JH
Sunday, April 7th 2019
Doors open: 9:15am
Bookings close: April 8th 2019