Music and Inclusivity


Posted on May 20th, by Rebeka in Events, MInc, Training. No Comments

Music and Inclusivity
Led by Rebecca Gross
Tuesday 24th September 2013
First Floor, 6 St Peter’s Buildings, St Peter’s Square, Leeds LS9 8AH
10am – 4pm
JUST £40 (please bring your own lunch)

For more information or to book a place please contact bookings@www.yym.org.uk/, call 01422 383130 or visit http://yym-music-and-inclusivity.eventbrite.co.uk/

How do we design and manage music-making activities for groups which include young people with SEND to ensure they get the best possible opportunities?

  • – Gain an understanding of the best ways to facilitate young people’s musical choices
  • – Learn about the attitudes, strategies and tactics which support young people with SEND to achieve to their musical potential
  • – Develop peer-to-peer support and network with participants
  • – Take part in practical activities and resources which are useful in inclusive music-making

Rebecca Gross is an expert music practitioner with extensive experience in working with children with SEND. She holds an MA in Education, a PCGE, and has more than fifteen years’ experience as a music practitioner.  She also practices and works as a professional musician, and has high standards and aspiration for the children and young people she works with.

Yorkshire Youth and Music is a community music education company working across the whole of Yorkshire. We provide music projects for children and young people and train the adults who work with these young people across the Yorkshire region. We are Youth Music’s Musical Inclusion grant-holders for West and South Yorkshire. YYM is Matrix accredited for our advice and guidance services.

This session is part of YYM’s Musical Inclusion professional development programme.

Musical Inclusion is one of Youth Music’s funding modules. The aim of the module is to ensure opportunities exist for children and young people in challenging circumstances to access and progress through high-quality music making across England. Organisations funded to deliver this module are required to have an overview of what music making activity exists in their region, and how they will go about working with regional and local strategic partners to address any gaps in music making provision for children and young people in challenging circumstances. This includes the provision of a range of professional development opportunities relevant to professionals working with these children and young people.





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