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2020 Learning and Teacher Support Forum

Let’s come together one last time for the year in this final 2020 Learning and Teacher Support Forum. This online gathering is an opportunity for all of our teaching and Musica Viva In Schools community to come together and share and support one another in best practice for learning and teaching in music. 2020 has been a challenging year but one that has forced us, as teachers and learners, to innovate, to move beyond previous limitations, and to find creative solutions.

In this forum we would love to:

- discuss the challenges and triumphs you’ve experienced teaching music during this disrupted time
- celebrate stories of student experiences and the impact on student learning and engagement
- share effective music teaching and learning practices in the blended learning environment
- introduce you to one of our MVIS musicians to hear about their experience adapting to an online environment and the ways they have connected with their student and teacher audiences
- share our exciting new 2021 MVIS program

Musica Viva’s education team look forward to celebrating with you in the way we know best – with music and community!


Presenter Information

Michael Sollis

Michael Sollis has been the Artistic Director of Musica Viva In Schools since 2016, following eight years as the Musica Viva’s ACT State Manager. Michael combines his work as a practising musician and highly sought-after composer with wide-ranging experience as an educator. He has taught at various levels, from early childhood music to tertiary composition. Michael’s aim is to ignite the creative potential of the next generation of Australians through the unique experience of live ensemble music and to ensure the MVIS program delivers the best imaginable experience to its audiences.

Jemma Tabet

As Professional Development Manager for Musica Viva, Jemma Tabet runs workshops nationally for teachers in classroom music. With a Bachelor of Music and Graduate Diploma of Primary Education, Jemma has worked as a generalist classroom teacher, specialist music teacher and private music tutor for more than a decade, also working extensively with primary school choirs and instrumental ensembles. Having travelled extensively, Jemma has a keen love of world music and dance and is a passionate advocate of the creative arts to support and enrich learning.  


Accreditation and Standards

This event contributes one hour of Professional Development addressing the below standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

​For NSW teachers: Musica Viva is an endorsed provider of NESA Registered Professional Development for Proficient Teachers. Completing this workshop will contribute one hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

7.4.2 - Engage with and participate in professional and community networks and forums to broaden knowledge and improve practice.

Every attendee will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation.

AITSL standards: Copyright Education Services Australia, 2011.​


Event Dates

Thursday 29 October, 5:30 - 6:30pm AEDT

Free Event

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