Spread the payments with Paypal – Pay in 3

I discovered today that the Paypal facility, Pay in 3, is available when paying for the Short Online CPD Courses for those who have this form of payment set up on their Paypal account.

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FREE wellbeing session for dance teachers – 17 April

As mentioned previously when our free regular wellbeing sessions finished, there will still be sessions from time to time. There will be a session on Monday 17 April.

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Course dates available to book now

Your comments and requests have been listened to and we’re pleased to announce our trial making all of the current Short CPD Courses for Dance Teachers available to book on multiple dates between April and June. There are ten courses to choose from.

  1. Teaching social and leisure dance
  2. Positive psychology for dance teachers: an introduction
  3. Dance teaching ethics: an introduction
  4. Mindfulness in dance teaching
  5. Teaching dance for health
  6. Teaching the adolescent dancer
  7. Tension & Rigidity in dance
  8. Teaching dance to older people
  9. Proprioception
  10. Child development for dance teachers

Details of each course can be found in short online courses.

CPD, continuing professional development is a vital aspect of the dance teacher’s toolkit. These short CPD courses, completed over a period of three weeks, offer dance teachers in all dance genres opportunities to explore each topic through a format of learn and review, plan a class or session and teaching the planned session or class and doing a guided reflection on the taught class. Within each course there are weekly email tutorials enablling course content to be tailored to suit individual teaching practices. You can find further information about CPD in this previous post and also this one.

The current choice of dates for the above courses are. The closing date for bookings is also provided. Bookings cannot be accepted after the closing date. All times and dates are UK time.

Starting 14 April 2023 (finishes 4 May 2023) – closing date for bookings 7 April 2023

Starting 5 May 2023 (finishes 25 May 2023) – closing date for bookings 28 April 2023

Starting 9 June 2023 (finishes 29 June 2023) – closing date for bookings 2 June 2023

Book now on the Book a Course page.

Assistant Principal in Safeguarding and Boarding vacancy at Elmhurst Ballet School

An exciting job in safeguarding at Elmhurst Ballet School is becoming vacant so a fantastic opportunity for someone with safeguarding experience. The vacancy is for Assistant Principal – Safeguarding and Boarding. Full details can be downloaded below.

It is good to see such jobs emerging in dance in health and wellbeing and safeguarding matters in dance. I’m sure you many of you will be familiar with Elmhurst Ballet School in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The full advert for this position can be viewed here. You can also download the recruitment pack from the same link. The closing date is Friday 27 January 2023.

Warm wishes, it’s the festive season

Warm wishes to dance teachers everywhere. May you have some time over the festive season to top-up your energy levels, enjoy some calmness and balance and feel ready to begin the new year.

If you are looking for something to inspire your teaching in the new year, check out the January, Short online CPD courses for dance teachers.

A huge thank you to each and every dance teacher I have had the pleasure of working with this year and previous years.