[TRAINING] EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION TWILIGHT BOOTCAMP SERIES FOR MUSIC SERVICES – NEXT SET STARTS 29 SEPTEMBER
Are you a music service leader or inclusion manager? Are you working to become more inclusive? Not only in who you’re reaching … but also in what makes your organisation tick? Things like:
• training your workforce
• recruiting more diverse tutors
• developing an inclusive culture, strategies, organisational practices
• using a wider range of genres and pedagogies
• listening to young people?
Come along to four short weekly twilight sessions – the next set takes place from September 29th to October 20th and more will follow (if we’re fully booked you can join the waitlist to be notified about the next).
Think about the actions you need to take now so that you improve your offer and reach.
Develop your ED&I practical plan with the help of peers in Hertfordshire who are on the same journey. Learn and share advice with five other music services.
Who is it for?
Six heads of music services and music service inclusion champions who want to develop a culture of equality, inclusivity and diversity in their organisation, either as part of a wider strategy or to inform ongoing development. You should be at the start of your journey, either with an initial strategy but no action plan, or completely at the start.
What will my organisation gain from it?
Hear how others have been creating their action plans Gain practical ideas and signposting to resources that can help Come away having planned small and large but achievable steps towards change Know how to promote diverse conversations with your whole staff team, hear and value all viewpoints – and take staff with you Create an action plan that everyone can sign up to and support, and that you can roll out ready for the next academic year (online, face-to-face or blended)
What will it be like?
Short sessions, with practical advice and resources – you’ll come away feeling ready to act.
One hour, online, twilight (6pm) sessions:
Weds 29 September: Session 1
Where are you now? Create a snapshot as your baseline for change, and start modelling the change you want to see
Weds 6 October : Session 2
Setting realistic goals for E, D & I Beginning to write your plan: key questions, critical reflection and consultation
Weds 13 October: Session 3
Refining your plan to connect it with local authority and schools’ needs Using your plan for advocacy and maintaining momentum through Do, Review, Improve
Weds 20 October: Session 4
Advanced benchmarking Tracking your progress and setting new goals
If you can’t make these dates, there are other options for start dates in Autumn 2021 and 2022 here.