Practice

In light of A National Plan for Music Education (Department for Education, 2012), it is likely that a learners’ journey between informal and formal music education will occur more fluidly and instantaneously than ever before.

This study of my own practice intends to explore the very notion of what informal and formal music education is and what effective teaching resources could be deployed to help young people’s transition between the two.

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Across the summer in 2011 The Eagle Radio Academy of Arts & Media embarked on a three week project working with 10 young people from Surrey Youth Justice to help them achieve their Bronze Arts Award.

This resource gives tips for organisations leading young people through the Bronze Arts Award, but it will be useful to anyone arranging arts trips and cultural visits for groups of children and young people. In order for young people to get the most from their experience, and in order to clearly meet the Arts Award criteria, the visit should clearly link to the overall artistic vision of the project.

This resource gives tips for organisations leading young people through the Bronze Arts Award, but it will be useful to anyone arranging arts trips and cultural visits for groups of children and young people. Trips and cultural visits are vital to the Arts Award programme and provide an opportunity for the young people involved to be challenged by new experiences. As well as simply observing an art form, it is really important you look at ways of actively encouraging the young people to participate and engage with the work itself and those producing it.

This resource gives tips for organisations leading young people through the Bronze Arts Award, but it will be useful to anyone arranging arts trips and cultural visits for groups of children and young people. There are many considerations when organising a trip; planning and preparation are the most integral to ensure your visit is a success.

This resource gives tips for organisations leading young people through the Bronze Arts Award, but it will be useful to anyone arranging arts trips and cultural visits for groups of children and young people. One of the most difficult and daunting elements of planning a visit is simply finding the right experience to fit the project, and ensuring the visit clearly links with the overall project vision.

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Can the ‘young leader’ only be developed in a formal and structured way?

  • by Rhythmix

    Fri 6 Jul 2012 - 1 comment

Are you a Music leader but also a performing artist?
Does the work you do with young people inspire and influence your creativity as an artist?
Would you like to find out more about how to develope yourself as an artist?

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