22 September 2019 10:00 - 17:00

Syllabus Strategies: Focus on Grades 6, 7 and 8 (Female) (Hamilton)

A one-day practical course in which participating teachers will gain an understanding of how to teach the Grade 6, 7 and 8 syllabi, focusing on the female work. Learning activities will focus on creating appropriate development exercises to encourage an accurate interpretation of the criteria used in the mark scheme of the examination.

Aim

The aim of this one-day practical course is to boost participants’ confidence in teaching of the RAD’s Grades 6, 7 and 8 syllabus through enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the criteria used in the mark scheme of the examinations.

It will:

  • Look in depth at the philosophy of Grades 6, 7 and 8
  • Offer a chance to improve understanding of specific areas within the syllabus, particularly in regards to technical, musical and performance aspects of the work, as identified by examiners during examinations.
  • Reflect on the relevance and interpretation of the assessment criteria in selected exercises and dances
  • Provide a platform to discuss, explore and develop strategies to strengthen areas of the work
  • Support the creation of development exercises for students by defining the requisite skills and knowledge to do so.
  • Attendees at the course will be better able to understand the ‘how’ of teaching the syllabus, increase knowledge of the assessment criteria and gain insight into how the candidates are generally coping in the examinations.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the technique/s at each level
  • discuss the relevance and interpretation of the assessment criteria in selected exercises and dances
  • help their learners develop the necessary strength and understanding to achieve the requirements of the assessment criteria in the examination.

Venue

Campbell Lane Dance Studios, Hamilton, ML3 6DB

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD

Fees

Members of the Royal Academy of Dance receive discounts on all CPD activities.

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Key Information

Time Fee
10:00 - 17:00 Member Fee: £101
Non-Member Fee: £141.50

Who can attend?

Ballet teachers.