Kate Laurence Kate Laurence is PGCE Music Subject Leader/Lecturer in Music Education at the Institute of Education. Kate previously taught secondary music in London for 12 years having been an Assistant Headteacher, Director of Music and an Advanced Skills Teacher of Music. Kate has been a creative lead practitioner for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and she provides national CPD courses for music teachers through Keynote Educational. As part of her consultancy work she founded Westminster Youth Orchestra and contributed to the development of the local authority's school music network. Kate has advised upon and written content for the BBC Schools' website and has published materials for KS3 pupils with SFE. Kate is an advisor to Sibelius software and author of two music education publications for Rhinegold. Kate's first degree was a BA (Hons) in Music at the University of York, followed by an MA in Music Education at The Institute of Education, University of London. Subsequent research has focused on the subject knowledge and skills of music educators and assessment practices in higher education.

special interests...

CPD for music educators, collaborative partnerships between schools and arts organisations, assessment methods in higher education.

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