CPD training and Certificate for Music Educators

CPD training and Certificate for Music Educators

NMPAT is delivering a series of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for school teachers to help develop all areas of professional practice. These are designed to cover all key stages and every aspect of the curriculum.

Designed by Deputy Head Chris Hiscock, these courses will be delivered by Chris or leading practitioners from the world of music education to help develop the workforce in Northamptonshire and Rutland.

CPD courses for school staff

All courses will take place at the NMPAT centre at 125 Kettering Road, Northampton unless otherwise indicated.

Tea and coffee is provided , however, where courses are a full day, lunch is not provided

Course Title
Date and Time
063 – New to the role of music subject leader … or refresh
Wednesday 9 October 2019 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
064 – Developing communication and language skills through music
Thursday 7 November 2019 from 1pm to 4pm
065 – Creating Inclusive Classrooms with iPads (SEN/D)
Friday 15 November 2019 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
066 – Teaching music with Garageband for iPad
Friday 29 November 2019 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
067 – Cross Arts Subject Conference
Friday 10 January 2020 from 9am to 4pm
068- Composing for the terrified!
Friday 7 February 2020 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
069 – Songs and games to develop social skills
Friday 14 February 2020 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Bringing books to life with music
Friday 15 May 2020 from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Certificate for Music Educators

The Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) is a brand new qualification for music educators working with children and young people in the UK. It is designed to enable music educators to gain recognition for their work while benefiting from opportunities to develop their practice.

Who is the CME for?

The Certificate for Music Educators CME) is a level 4 qualification suitable for anyone who works as a music educator, including instrumental and vocal teachers, early years and primary teachers, community musicians and workshop leaders and professional musicians who undertake education work.

Where can I find out more?

There are two routes for local practitioners to follow to gain this qualification:

Who is it for?
Music Education Hubs East Midlands (MEHEM) CME course
For musicians and practitioners without formal teaching qualifications
For experienced and qualified classroom teachers lacking experience in delivering the music curriculum

For further information, contact Chris Hiscock, Deputy Head: Curriculum, Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust.


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