South Australia Music Education Strategy
The vision of the South Australian Department for Education Music Education Strategy 2019 to 2029 is to facilitate access to high-quality and valued music education for all children and young people.
Kodály Australia, in conjunction with the ASME SA Chapter and OSASA, has partnered with the Music Education Strategy to upskill non-specialist teachers to improve the delivery of general classroom music education through a specially designed professional development program.
The following package is offered by Kodály Australia.
|Package Title||Musical Foundations: Kodály-Inspired Music Education for the Early and Primary Years|
|Participants||South Australian classroom educators Reception to Year 6|
|Description||This professional learning package is targeted for educators working in the primary and early years interested in upskilling in the area of music. Participants will consider the importance of music for children and explore strategies for teaching using developmentally and culturally appropriate songs, rhymes, and instrumental music. Throughout the package, participants will reflect on the development of their own skills and their potential share in the joy, wonder and holistic benefits that learning music can bring to young children.|
|Outcomes||Upon completion of this professional learning package, participants should be able to:
1. Explain the value and purpose of music for children in the early and/or primary years
|Program Provider||Kodály SA|
Lecturer in Music Education, Edith Cowan University
|Delivery||2x 3-day consecutive blocks|
For further information, please contact Kodály SA.
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