A teacher's musical atlas

15:50 - 16:35

Many teachers are now familiar with world music traditions such as African Drumming, Brazilian Samba and Caribbean Steel Pans but what do they know of the wider world of music?

This session is a trip around the world which looks at some of the more remarkable musical traditions from six different continents.

Teachers will see how some of the worlds most extraordinary music is made and how this can be introduced into their lessons with awe-inspiring cross-curricular possibilities for History, Geography and even Maths!

Learning Objectives

  • Recognise the power of a wide range of more unusual world music genres
  • Have new practical skills that can be transferred to directly to their own teaching 
  • Show understanding of new musical activities based on the music of different cultures
  • See how this can be applied to a wide range of educational settings from Early Years to Sixth form 
  • Have the confidence to use this new knowledge to support pupils of all abilities and diverse backgrounds including those with SEND.
Suitable for Key Stages 1 to 5.

Click for session page

Andy Gleadhill, Music education consultant, Freelance