Music Education in Primary School
Maria Demosthenous is a graduate of Music Department in Aristotele University of Thessaloniki and she has a diploma in piano performance. She has also a Master Degree on Leadership and Managememt in Education from CIIM. She has attended many workshops, conferences and seminars on Music Education and Piano Teaching. Further she is a certified Kodaly educator with a specialization in Early Childhood Music.
With more than 15 years teaching experience in both private and public sector in classrooms, private and group teaching, she offers adults training courses in the field of music Education, in Cyprus and abroad.
About the course
This course is designed for educators who teach music in primary schools and they want to gain further knowledge in music teaching or they want to empower themselves and feel more confident for music making in their daily routine.
The course will take place in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. During the course there might be some visits in schools. The transportation expenses are included in the fees.
To experience the importance of music making
To learn practical techniques that can easily be applied in a group of primary shool students
To provide theoretical and empirical experiences in Music Teaching according to the famous music pedagogues
To enhance the Teacher's musicality that will empower them to use music in their daily routine
To learn how a music lesson can be set up
To create a network for future projects
A variety of methods will be implemented in order to give both theoretical and practical support to the teachers. The participants will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, workshops, team activities, case studies and visits to real classes in order to have an integrated training.
Day to Day Schedule
Ice- breaking activity
Why Music is important (research reference)
Famous Music pedagogues approach
Introduction to basic elements of Music
Breathing and singing techniques
Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze approach in primary school
Curriculum based on develpment stages of children
How to set up a music class.
How to engage the students.
How to set up a Music lessons
Dates of courses 2021
8 - 12 February
10 - 14 May
20 - 24 September
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