SAME organises and delivers Conferences both of a general nature and specifically focussed on IT issues. All are well attended, well devised and contribute greatly to the on-going professional development of music teaching colleagues in Scotland.
The annual two-day conference in August/September, held centrally, usually at the appropriate and well resourced University of Stirling, has become a landmark in the calendar. Professional presenters (often with a visiting international guest) are engaged to deliver one-hour sessions across a broad range of topical areas, many of which involve hands-on training for participants. All areas and stages of music education are covered with something for everyone!
A wide-ranging industry and professional exhibition is always available and SAME August/September conferences attract delegates from all over Scotland. The event is lauded by participants as the best in-service available in the year and colleagues return year on year to learn more and refresh friendships and acquaintances established through music education. Live music from young performers is a regular feature at SAME Conferences.
IT events are growing in popularity – as IT becomes more at home in music education – and SAME has grasped that nettle with its effective development of training for teachers. The last IT Conference, MusTech(5) was held on Saturday 16 January 2016.
Conference 21: Thursday 7th & Friday 8th September 2017
The full fee is payable if cancellation is made within six weeks of the event date or when a delegate does not attend on the day. Cancellation must be confirmed in writing. Substitutions can be made. Applications will be acknowledged. Final details, including map, will be sent prior to the event.