We’re excited to present the second year of The Inclusive Practitioner CME training programme with the National Centre for Inclusive Excellence following its success in 2018/19. Through this course musicians will develop their skills in working with young people with disabilities who experience barriers when accessing music education.
The course is led by experts in the field of musically inclusive practice and is built around an ethos of reflective practice and person-centred learning.
The CME programme consists of a year of face-to-face training and 1-2-1 learning mentor support. The work submitted includes a portfolio of coursework and observations.
Who is it for?
The CME is for music educators who have at least one year of previous experience, who are currently working with young people and who are committed to developing their inclusive practice.
Learners might include:
As a learner on the CME course you will:
The CME course consists of an induction and eight full days of training, which have been designed to meet the requirements of the qualification as well as preparing practitioners to work to a high standard.
In order to apply for the Inclusive Practitioner CME, you should have:
You should be able to demonstrate:
10 places are available on the course, including four bursaries (see below). The fee for a standard place is £250.00, this is heavily subsidised due to support from the National Foundation for Youth Music.
“It was very valuable…I am constantly using my learning and continuing to develop myself as an effective music leader.”
“It has definitely given me a lot more confidence as a music leader.”
How To Apply
For an application form, please contact us and reference the Inclusive Practitioner CME.
Bristol Music Trust – Creative Learning & Engagement team
Tel: 0117 204 7140
After you have submitted your application form, we will contact you to discuss the next steps. This may involve inviting you for an informal chat to discuss your current work and what you are hoping to gain from the Inclusive Practitioner CME.
The deadline for applications is 8 July 2019 at 9:00am.
If you are unable to commit to the whole course you can also attend the training as one off CPD session’s please see the What’s On guide for more info
What is the NCIE?
The NCIE is a national initiative established by Bristol Music Trust which aims to transform the music industry and education sectors by removing barriers to participation at all levels.
National Centre of Inclusive Excellence, part of The Inclusive Practitioner CME course.
The Inclusive Practitioner CME Level 4 is accredited by Trinity College London; the international exam board for the performing arts and English language.
The NCIE is supported by Youth Music, using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon, and this means we’re changing too.
Bristol Plays Music is run by Bristol Music Trust, the charity that also runs the venue formerly known as Colston Hall. These two organisations will soon unite under one name: Bristol Beacon.
Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.