CMEH Training Opportunities
The CMEH supports teachers in school as well as other music educators by offering a range of training opportunities throughout the year. Training is usually arranged based on demand, therefore if you have any specific training requests or ideas, please let us know!
First Access Training for music practitioners - 5th September
9.00 - 3.00 in Truro School Music Department
The Hub has teamed with the Cornwall Music Service Trust to offer a free training day to support music leaders who are currently involved in, or who would like to become involved in, delivering whole class or large group instrumental teaching in order to support the Hub’s First Access programme.
Open discussion about the challenges of FA, sharing of best practice, how to work with large groups, planning and structuring, importance of final concerts, how to make sessions more inclusive
General Musicianship for First Access in both Primary and Secondary, how to progress, First Access ensembles, composing and improvising in the context of First Access
Practical Sessions with transferable skills in:
Cornwall Music Education Hub Annual Conference
13th October at dBs Music in Pool - Hub Conference Flyer
A day of inspiring workshops for both primary and secondary music educators -
For bookings, go to www.cornwallcpdonline
Skill development support for school staff
In addition to large scale performance events, cluster projects and training programmes, the Hub has commissioned a small team of music specialists to work with schools and support the skill development of their teachers:
Vocal Strategy Lead - Angela Renshaw - email@example.com
The Hub's Vocal Strategy Lead. Angela Renshaw, and her team of vocal specialists visit schools, both primary and secondary, to develop their singing activities and help schools to set up their own choirs.
VOICES Twilight Meetings
Angela Renshaw will again be offering free Twilight Vocal Support Meetings as part of the CMEH Vocal Strategy. We would like to invite vocal leaders and music co-ordinators from both Primary and Secondary Schools to attend. The meetings will focus on the Cornwall Singing Schools Awards.
We have commissioned Music Curriculum specialists to work with schools, either through projects or one off training visits (eg INSET). If you would like to arrange for one of these specialists to visit your school, please email them directly or contact the Hub Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
West Cornwall Contact - Christine Judge - email@example.com
North Cornwall Contact - Georgina Bridle - firstname.lastname@example.org
East and Mid Cornwall Contact -Phil Montgomery-Smith - email@example.com
Autumn Term Twilight Dates: To be Announced
The purpose of these meetings is to update schools on what support and projects are available plus they offer an opportunity to share resources.
These meetings are free to attend but please contact Christine, Phil or Georgina in advance to confirm attendance:
Patrick Bailey is leading the secondary support programme on behalf of the Hub and will be working with secondary school music teachers and Heads of Music throughout the year. For further information or to arrange a visit, contact Patrick - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secondary Twilight Meetings - Autumn Term
A network event to discuss setting grade 4/5 boundaries, with break-out spaces for each board.
19th & 21st September - Venues to be confirmed
Contact Patrick Bailey to book your free place at these sessions - email@example.com