Managing Director of UCan Play was pleased to contribue a session for the CPD-certified Music Teacher Summit: Careers, Assessment and Teaching Skills run by Music Teacher Magazine earlier this week. Dr Savage was asked to talk about the range of qualifications and courses available to music educators across the UK. He stressed the importance of investing time in your own education at whatever point in your carrer you are in. He also emphasised the importance of a highly qualified workforce for music education across the UK.
Dr Savage discussed specific courses such as the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators, PGCE in Music and PGCE in Music with Specialist Instrumental Teaching, Masters degrees in education and apprenticeship routes. Whatever the qualification on offer, it is important to think about how the credit associated with the qualification allows you to build towards your desired end-point for your career.
The details from the accompanying PPT of Dr Savage’s presentation can be downloaded here.