As the new year grows closer, find out how you can enhance your skills and engage with the wider music education community in the 2024 Spring Term with our exciting programme of training and events. From our ‘Talk into Action: Emerge to Thrive’ online training course, to peer groups, practical sessions, and much more, this dynamic programme can help you to enhance your music education practice and stay up to date with developments within the sector.
Many of these events are free to attend or subsidised for Music Mark Members, so take a look at the highlights of our 2024 Spring Term programme below, and mark the dates in your diary!
Training and events focusing on inclusivity within the music education sector
23rd January – 4th March 2024 | Talk into Action: Emerge to Thrive
Emerge to Thrive is a series of online masterclasses and workshops on learning how to effectively lead in a commitment to EDI in your organisation. Designed for leaders of Diversity and/or Inclusion, this course will help develop your skills and help you to instigate change in your organisation and beyond. Book your place.
31st January – 24th April 2024 | New Directions in Inclusive Music series with MEHEM Uprising!
This series will explore how you can engage more diverse groups of young people and improve inclusivity at your organisation across four sessions:
- 31st January 2024 | Inclusive Instrumental Teaching & Accessible Ensembles
- 28th February 2024 | Accessible Instruments & Music Hubs: Finding the ‘On’ Switch
- 20th March 2024 | Inclusion Leads & Music Development Plans: Specialist approaches for specialist settings
- 24th April 2024 | Musical Playfulness for pupils with PMLD
Training and events for music teachers, schools, community musicians and educators
16th January 2024 | Digit Music: Digital Music for a Modern Music Curriculum
Build digital creativity and confidence in music education with Digit Music! Join us as we launch a series of free digital music classroom packs, igniting inspiration for young learners and building confidence for teachers. Find out more and sign up here.
5th March 2024 | Tuesday Teach Meet
Join us for our online discussion group for classroom and instrumental music teachers. This is your opportunity to bring along a cup of tea and finish your day (or start your evening) meeting and chatting with colleagues around the country, sharing your experiences and advice and talking about the hot topics in music education. Book your place.
Training and events for those working in administration, marketing, finance, and more
10th January 2024 | Apple: Planning Essentials and Music Education
Join us for a day of discussion on music technology alongside Apple and Jigsaw24 at Apple’s new London headquarters at Battersea Power Station. This event is for music service/hub leaders in England, or those working specifically on music technology. Places are limited so book now.
7th February 2024 | Introduction to Fundraising with Cause4
Join Cause4 in this two-hour workshop, designed to give you the skills and confidence needed to become a successful fundraiser. The session will explore the different income streams available; how to conduct effective research and identify the right sources for you, and how to develop a compelling Case for Support. Register here.
…And that’s not all. We also regularly programme events in response to need, signpost to other events across the sector, and run a number of peer groups, mentoring programmes, and coaching programmes which all members are invited to get involved with.
To keep up to date with the latest music education events and training opportunities from us and our partners across the sector, be sure to visit our Training & Events pages or sign up to our monthly Training & Events newsletter.