Monday, August 3, 2015

Professional Learning Opportunities and Musical Futures Australia

Twilight Seminar

Date:    Wednesday 19 August 2015

Time:   5:00pm – 6:00pm

About the session

Musical Futures is an engaging approach to learning music in the school classroom.  Its purpose is to harness the enthusiasm students have for music out of school and bring that enthusiasm into to the classroom and make it available to every student.

Music Futures Australia will provide an overview and demonstration of Musical Futures:
·       Student Performance Footscray West Primary School and teachers Steve Sajkowsky and Maddie Owen
·       The classroom context and the approach utilising informal learning/non-formal teaching
·       A principal’s perspective - Brendan Millar, Footscray West Primary School
·       How Musical Futures links to curriculum - Helen Champion VCAA
·       Evaluated Outcomes from Musical Futures in Victoria - Assoc. Prof Dr. Neryl Jeanerette, The University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education
·       The rollout of Professional Learning across Victoria. 

Cost: Free

Attending the seminar at Bastow register at:

To participate via videoconference, Polycom:
please email:

Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership
603-615 Queensberry St, North Melbourne

Information on how to get to Bastow:
There is no all-day street parking available near Bastow

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