CMEH Training Opportunities
The CMEH supports teachers in school as well as other music educators by offering a range of training opportunities throughout the year. Training is usually arranged based on demand, therefore if you have any specific training requests or ideas, please let us know!
Cornwall Music Education Hub Annual Conference
2nd November 2018, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge
South West Peninsula Hubs Music Education Conference
8th February 2019
St Cuthbert's Conference Centre, Buckfast Abbey, Devon
Skill development support for school staff
In addition to large scale performance events, cluster projects and training programmes, the Hub has commissioned a small team of music specialists to work with schools and support the skill development of their teachers:
Vocal Strategy Lead - Angela Renshaw
The Hub's Vocal Strategy Lead. Angela Renshaw, and her team of vocal specialists visit schools, both primary and secondary, to develop their singing activities and help schools to set up their own choirs. Contact the Hub office to arrange for support from Angela or her team - CMEH@cornwall.gov.uk
VOICES Twilight Meetings
Angela Renshaw will again be offering free Twilight Vocal Support Meetings as part of the CMEH Vocal Strategy. We would like to invite vocal leaders and music co-ordinators from both Primary and Secondary Schools to attend. The meetings will focus on the Cornwall Singing Schools Awards.
We have commissioned Music Curriculum specialists to work with schools, either through projects or one off training visits (eg INSET). If you would like to arrange for one of these specialists to visit your school, please email them directly or contact the Hub Manager, email@example.com
West Cornwall Contact - Christine Judge - firstname.lastname@example.org
North Cornwall Contact - Georgina Bridle - email@example.com
East and Mid Cornwall Contact -Phil Montgomery-Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
School Engagement Twilights
The purpose of these meetings is to update schools on what support and projects are available plus they offer an opportunity to share resources.
These meetings are free to attend but please contact Christine, Phil or Georgina in advance to confirm attendance:
14th - 16.00 - Penzance Engagement Twilight Meeting
Christine Judge will be holding a meeting for schools in the Penzance area to focus on the July KS1 concert at St Mary’s CofE School.
17th – North Cornwall Engagement Twilight Meeting-
Our North Cornwall Engagement Lead is holding a Twilight at Marhamchurch, focusing on the use of keyboards in primary schools.
Patrick Bailey is leading the secondary support programme on behalf of the Hub and will be working with secondary school music teachers and Heads of Music throughout the year. For further information or to arrange a visit, contact Patrick via the Hub office - - CMEH@cornwall.gov.uk