Now in its fifth year, TunED-Up!™ is a week-long immersion course of music pedagogy for NSW K–6 teachers with a passion and desire to develop or expand music programs within their school community.
‘‘It is truly the best training that I have ever been involved in.’’
Sally Spillane (NEGS)
Australian Institute of Music (AIM), Sydney Campus
This course will consolidate music skills, introduce a range of approaches to teaching music and provide strategies for whole-school music programming.
The program is designed for generalist teachers to build skills and confidence and will include:
TunED-Up!™ 2018 5-day program: valued at $500 per participant, but thanks to the generous support of philanthropic patrons SSO is offering all successful applicants subsidised places at $250.
Funding assistance is available upon request and awarded on a case-by-case basis. Please note that accommodation assistance is available for regional applicants.
Price includes access to SSO resources and a light lunch each day. If your application is successful a 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.
Eligible applicants will currently be working in a school and be lovers of music regardless of musical experience.
Pre-service teachers in their final year of training are also eligible to apply.
Applicants should explain why they would like to be involved in the program and how it would benefit their students and wider school community. View the application questions to help you prepare your answers here.
Applications for TunED-Up!™ 2018 have closed. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10-11 July 2018
ToppED-Up! is an invitiation only two-day refresher course available to teachers who have completed the TunED-Up!™ program, designed to consolidate and build upon the skills and knowledge acquired in TunED-Up!™ as well as expanding the network of like-minded teachers. Eligible teachers will be contacted directly with more information in 2018.
TunED-Up! ™ is made possible with the generous support of Antoinette Albert, Ian & Jennifer Burton, Ian Dickson & Reg Holloway, Drs Keith & Eileen Ong, Tony Strachan, Susan & Isaac Wakil.
TunED-Up!™ 2018 is generously hosted by the Australian Institute of Music (AIM).
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra is endorsed to provide QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.
TunED-Up!™ will contribute 40 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2, and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.