Annual INSET for Music Administration in Schools
This annual gathering for anyone involved in school music administration has been happening for several years now and has become an invaluable day for learning skills, sharing new practice and networking between school music departments. With a packed programme and plenty of chance for Q&A recent days at Loughborough and Headington, Oxford have attracted our largest numbers of 50 delegates.
Friday 14th October 2016
St Paul’s School, London
Hosted by Keith Ayling, MMA Media Manager
Programme to include:
Safer Recruitment of VMTs with Q & A
Managing your Instrument Inventory with
Howarth’s of London & Bell Percussion
Safeguarding Training for VMTs with Q & A
Reviewing your ensemble provision
Implementation of BS93 noise standards
Management Software with CJM Software & Furlong
Music Management Software advice
Throughout the day you will be able to book a slot with Furlong and CJM Software to talk on a one-to-one basis about your needs for management software and see the features they offer. If you already use the software you can seek advice and support.
Surmaster St Paul’s School, Richard Girvan
Director of Music St Paul’s School, Mark Wilderspin
MMA Keith Ayling
Music School Manager St Paul’s School, Karenne Mills
10.10 Introduction to Software Companies
10.30 Session One – Safer Recruitment of VMTs followed by Q & A
Sophie Rees, Head of Human Resources – St Paul’s School
11:15 Tea & Coffee
11:30 Session Two – Safeguarding Training for VMTs followed by Q & A
Shelagh Willis, Safeguarding Co-ordinator – St Paul’s School
Sessions One & Two will cover practical information about day to day facilities and logistics for managing teachers giving 1:1 music lessons. Changes in the last twelve months have led St Paul’s School to be more aware of this. Music Administrators can feed back the experience of St Paul’s to their own departments.
12:15 Session Three – Managing your Instrument Inventory
Karenne Mills Music School Manager – St Paul’s School including presentations by William Ring – Howarth’s of London and Mike Perry – Bell Percussion
14:00 Session Four – Reviewing your Ensemble Provision
Shuna McCallum, Music Administrator – St Paul’s School
14:30 Session Five – Implementation of BS93 Standards for Noise in Schools
15:00 Coffee and Tea
15:15 Open Forum
Please submit your suggestions for this session in advance.
16:30 Departures and/or Evening Meal
Our Music Administrators INSET is an annual event, so this year we are extending the day to include a gathering over a meal at the end of the day. The cost is not included but those who wish to stay can join together for a meal at a local restaurant in the early evening. Details on registration.
Registration from 9.30am | Programme from 10.00am
£25 | Day to include lunch and mid-session refreshments.