The New Australian Curriculum (version 9) has been released. This is what it means for music teachers in Australia.

2022-06-09T07:39:55+00:00By |

After a long delay which was extended due to COVID, The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) have released the final version of the new Australian Curriculum. This represents the first major change in the Australian curriculum for Arts:Music, since the original version was released in 2014. You may be confused to see that

50: Don’t Quit: Utilise the power of constant improvement.

2022-06-09T02:37:07+00:00By |

If the thought of getting through the last few weeks of school, new curriculum updates or starting from scratch again next term gives you a rash just thinking about it, I don’t blame you. Teaching can be “stress city”. Instead I’ve pulled together some resources that will get you to re-focus, so you can show

Four Fun and Inspirational Videos for Music Teachers

2022-06-09T05:13:52+00:00By |

From gaining renewed inspiration to discovering new ideas and re-focusing, here are some  fun and inspirational videos to help recharge your music teacher batteries! 1. Never underestimate your impact as a teacher!  Watch this video of Adele being surprised by a teacher who inspired her. Adele only had this teacher for one year and yet

49: Could “Minding The Gap” work for you?

2022-05-19T05:16:28+00:00By |

Can you remember when you were filled with thoughts, dreams and ambitions about the impact you’d create when you started teaching? That’s how most of us live our early lives - until the real world brings us back to reality and we start teaching in a school where we hit major obstacles. Whether your students

What it means to serve

2022-02-03T05:06:43+00:00By |

If you think that music teaching comes down to you and teaching the students and that’s where it begins and ends, this episode is for you. I’m sharing the four keys to focus on so that you can teach to your full capacity, with total enthusiasm, so that you can take back your joy in

The science of dealing with constant criticism

2021-12-14T07:47:15+00:00By |

Being happy in the school workplace especially at this busy time of the year is critical to your longevity, happiness and success in teaching, and by extension the happiness and success of your students”. But often as the end of year approaches, we’re left with the feeling of not being able to do anything right

44: The wisdom of gratitude

2021-11-26T06:47:52+00:00By |

Have you ever had a time where you just wake up and you don’t know how to do what you’re supposed to do and teach your classes? Or have beyond just one day, have you ever experienced a period of time where it feels like motivation left the building or you’re a bit lost, or

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