Tuesday 5 July
16:00 – 17.30 (online), £15
This session will explore Musical Development Matters, a free guidance that is available to download from Early Education. The course not only introduces participants to the guidance but also demonstrates how easily music can be incorporated into any early childhood setting without practitioners needing any previous musical knowledge or experience. Participants will also be introduced to the Tri-Music Together Self Evaluation Tool, a free interactive tool to support practitioners to develop their music practice and provision. This course will be delivered by Nicola Burke, author of Musical Development Matters, and will be workshop style, fun and interactive, exploring the role of music in all areas of learning and development.
Nicola Burke is an author, strategic leader, researcher and consultant based in the UK. She is currently the strategic leader of large workforce development projects taking place across London, Leicestershire and Birmingham, involving a range of arts and music organisations and Early Childhood services. She created the award-winning Tune into Listening free online resource and in 2018 wrote Musical Development Matters in the Early Years, a free downloadable resource to complement the EYFS guidance material, Development Matters in the EYFS. Nicola works nationally and internationally to strategically support organisations to develop their Early Childhood music programmes and initiatives. She is passionate about creating enabling, meaningful experiences for young children and works with others to develop worthwhile musical opportunities for children and families.