‘Music has the power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced to the education of the young' - Aristotle
In Music, trainees will have the opportunity to explore the creative and diverse nature of the subject and understand its importance within a secondary curriculum. Links to the National Curriculum, exam specifications and the wider aspects of the subject will all be explored through the study of literature and different pedagogical approaches. Discussions of current literature in music education and examples of best practice will be shared each week. This forward-thinking programme will prepare you to teach music and music technology in an exciting and innovative way in line with national guidelines. Trainees will have the opportunity to discover a variety of teaching situations by exploring and sharing different traditions, teaching styles and materials. You will ascertain the different way in which pupils’ learn, understanding how music can powerfully impact on pupils creative, social and emotional development.