A NAPE annual membership is:
£30 per individual
£55 per school
£0 for Students training to be primary teachers
Previous events in 2021/22
TERM 1 - Primary Music
Mark combines his performing career with teaching drums/percussion in schools and providing whole class rhythm workshops. These samba rhythm workshops were filmed as part of the Art of Teaching Project developed by MusicTeachers.co.uk and the Musicians' Union which have now been viewed over 700,000 times on YouTube.
Sandra Mahaffey (National Council NAPE) - Sandra has been a primary school teacher for 42 years. 18 years of that was spent abroad with 8 years in highly academic schools in Italy and Brussels run by The European Union.
Sandra also taught in very challenging schools in the UK. She was in her last full time post for 10 years where the school was 93% '2nd language English 'and predominantly Muslim with a high percentage of refugees. In all of these settings Sandra taught music and was a drama specialist.
'Music is a Universal Language' as we all know and in my professional life I have proven this to be true.
Event now closed.
Term 2 - Special Educational Needs
Do you ever worry that a child in your class is not making the progress you were expecting? There may be many reasons for this – and some will overlap. In this interactive session, we will look at some of the causes of underachievement, and try to find some solutions that could benefit the whole class.
We will start by looking at how all teachers can effectively support those learners who are using English as an Additional Language (EAL), and then move on to what we should be alert to in order to identify any children who also may have dyslexia or another SPLD. Finally, we will look at some common speech, language and communication needs, and how they could be met in the classroom.
Please feel free to bring your questions and share your experiences, so that, as a group, we can empower each other to support our learners.
Mark Taylor (Vice Chair NAPE) - Mark has been a professional percussionist for 25 years and performed with some of the major orchestras and arts organisations in the UK. Mark combines his performing career with teaching drums/percussion in schools and providing whole class rhythm workshops.
Mark is the creator and host of the Education on Fire podcast. He interviews educators from around the world so that he can enable his listeners to support children to live, learn and grow to their full potential. He has recorded over 300 episodes which have been downloaded in over 135 countries.
Dr. Anne Margaret Smith started her career as a teacher of English as a foreign / additional language around 30 years ago. Alongside her language teaching, she also works as a dyslexia assessor and specialist tutor, and has designed an assessment tool to allow us to identify SpLDs in multilingual people. She founded ELT well in 2005, to combine these two fields of education, and offers professional development and resources to language teachers in all contexts. She is currently also training to be a Speech and Language Therapist. www.ELTwell.com
Date & Time
Monday 6th December 2021 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC+00)
Event now closed.
Term 3 - BONUS SESSION ADDED
'Body percussion - more than just a warm up'