Teaching Methods

Next Course:
End of 2019 – you need to have completed the Safety course, the History and Culture course and the Music course to register for this.

This course has a credit value of 9, which means there are approximately 90 hours of learning. These are a combination of tutored study, assignments and one to one reviews, over three residential weekends. The weekends are spread across 9 months to allow time for home study and completion of assignments.

  • Suitable for:
    Those wishing to develop their teaching practice or considering beginning to teach. This course builds upon the content of the Safety, Music and the  History and Culture courses, synthesising a full and rounded range of background knowledge and teaching techniques. Participants in this course must have achieved a minimum dance technique level of Lower Intermediate, and have completed the three modules mentioned above.
    What is included?
  • Practical Teaching Skills and Concepts for Technique,
  • Choreography, a variety of Dance Styles and for Improvisation
  • Recognising and developing your own teaching persona

    Classes at higher level

  • How to teach Props
  • Methods for the analysis of technique
  • The art of observing students
  • Student/class management
  • Course Planning (includes thinking about planning for your first term of beginners’ classes)
  • Dance classes and individual tuition for the revision and development of technique and dance styles
  • Networking and developing links for future success
  • Building a portfolio of evidence for ONE Awards

If you are not quite of Intermediate level yet and want to focus on this to prepare yourself for the course, join the JWAAD Personal Development Programme

Our teachers are passionate about their subjec

Venue: Various – 3 x residential weekends, Some in the North, some in the South.
Tutors: Josephine Wise, Kay Taylor, Raphaelle Masson, Gwen Booth & Claire Barnfather
Fees: Full cost available on application

To book, email: jwaadtt@mac.com  If you would like to book a free 20 minute mentoring session to discuss options, this can be in person, on the phone or via Skype, email us your request.

To attend this course you need to be registered on the JWAAD Teaching Diploma and have already completed the following courses:

‘Safe Delivery of Belly Dance Classes’
‘Understanding Music Used Within Belly Dance’
‘The Influence of History and Culture Upon Belly Dance’

Enquiries – contact Kay on:
email: jwaadtt@mac.com
Tel: 0191 565 2920

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