Face to face training day breakdown for this element of Unit 2: Planning, facilitating and evaluating children and young people's musical learning.

CME learners should read this page and ensure the preparation tasks are complete before attending the face to face training days.

The 2017-18 face to face training day for this element of unit 2 will be on:

  • Tuesday 13 March 2018, 9.30am - 4.00pm
    Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust, 125-9 Kettering Road, Northampton, NN1 4AZ

What tasks must learners do prior to attending the course?

Task
(including what the learner will need to bring to the training day)
Which CME assessment criteria will the task generate evidence for?How will the task be used during the training day?
1. Read Inside the Black Box by Paul Black and Dylan Thomas2.1.4 and 2.3.5Underpins thinking behind main focus of the session.
2. Bring a recent lesson plan2.3.7To refine learning objectives and outcomes, and identify assessment opportunities

What tasks must learners do after attending the course?

Task
(including what the learner will need to bring to the training day)
Which CME assessment criteria will the task generate evidence for?How does the task build on learning from the training day?How will it be assessed?
Feedback unit: Using a future learning sequence:
- Plan and try out different types of feedback with pupils using the grid on p.21 and Task 8 on p.23
- Evaluate outcomes
2.3.7 (partial evidence)Practical application of principles and strategies explored in the session.At the end of the following half term submit a written evaluation of how different feedback strategies impacted on musical learning.

Useful resources

  • Fautley, M: 'Assessment for learning in music' in Evans, J and Philpott, C: A Practical Guide to Teaching Music in the Secondary School (2009).
  • Philpott, C 'Assessing, evaluating and reflecting' in Beach, N, Evans, J and Spruce G: Making Music in the Primary School (2011).
  • Burnard, P and Bjork, C: 'Using student voice research to understand and improve musical learning' in Finney, J and Harrison, C: Whose music education is it? The role of the student voice (2010).