This course offers a unique approach to professional development, providing participants with the opportunity to enhance skills and work actively with teaching concepts. This course is accredited by the KMEIA national body and upon passing, participants receive the appropriate credit towards the Australian Kodály Certificate in Music Education.
The courses are suited to primary and secondary school specialist class music teachers. It is expected that applicants for the course should have (or be completing) a degree/diploma or equivalent in music education and/or education. Applicants should have basic musical knowledge and music literacy skills.
For full details including pricing, download the flyer: Primary Part B AKC brochure 2016
Please register online using the form below or return the above flyer to the KMEIA Vic office.
Semester 2 2016
Saturday 6, 20 & 27 August
Saturday 3 September
Saturday 8 & 22 October
Saturday 19 & 26 November (exam)
All sessions run 1:00 – 5:00pm.
To pass the course participants must attend all sessions (ie the required number of hours) pass in all areas of assessment and submit all work by the due date.
Scotch College Junior School Music Department (Upper Shergold classrooms),
Callantina Road, Hawthorn 3122.
Enter via Entry 7.
Enter by school drive into boarding houses area, corner of Glenferrie and Callantina Roads.
Please observe 5km speed limit within school grounds
KMEIA Members $845 + texts
Non-members $915 + texts
A $35 admin fee is retained from all refunds. No refunds are given after the course commencement.
Please note that the course lecturer will not be handling course money or book money. Invoices and receipts are emailed from the office. There is a ‘no refund’ policy after the course commencement. Please note that books may not be given to participants until payment has been made.
Set texts and course requirements (to be purchased separately).
Other texts will be made available during the course for participants use, there is no need to purchase any prior to commencement.
Text book orders can be placed at www.markolearymusic.com
The Australian Kodály Certificate is made up of these areas of study: Methodology, Teaching Techniques, Materials, Musicianship, Conducting and Vocal Techniques and Extension Studies. The model to be used by the Victorian Branch in 2016 will consist of two sections:
Part A (Semester 1): Methodology 1, Teaching Techniques 1 and Materials 1
Part B (Semester 2); Musicianship, Conducting and Vocal Techniques and Extension Studies.
Primary Level One (Lower Primary) and Primary Level Two (Middle Primary) are offered in 2016.
For full information about the Australian Kodály Certificate including the curriculum and qualification requirements,
Please visit the KMEIA National website.
Information for Kodály Teacher Training Course Participants:
In addition to the weekly classes, you will need to put time aside to practise musicianship skills, revise concepts and complete written homework tasks. The time needed to do this will vary for each person. Most people find they need to spend an additional 2 – 3 hours a week on coursework.
What to bring:
Remember to check the Texts tab above for what to bring.
Extension Studies (Choral):
To complete the Kodály Teacher Training Course AKC and gain full credit for the Australian Kodaly Certificate students must participate in approved extensions studies. Our course participants can do this by attending rehearsals of Exaudi Youth Choir, conducted by Mark O’Leary. The Exaudi Youth Choir rehearsals you may attend for your Extension Studies are as follows:
12th September, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th October
Times: 7.30 – 9.30
Melbourne High School
3rd level, above the Sports Complex
Enter via the sports complex main entry and take the lift to level 3.
Note: If you are unable to come to the Monday nights, other options may be available, subject to approval of the National Education committee
Assessment and Attendance:
Students must successfully complete all the course requirements in Musicianship, Conducting and Vocal Techniques to pass the course. These will be outlined in the first session and throughout the course. You will receive ongoing assessment and feedback from your lecturer throughout the course. In addition you will need to complete several formal pieces of assessment which includes an examination and written homework tasks. Participants who successfully complete all course requirements will receive a certificate of completion.
Students must attend all contact hours and pass all assessment in order to gain credit for an AKA or AKC course. In the case of illness and extraordinary circumstances, students may apply for special consideration and extension at the discretion of the course provider.