Learning and Teaching: A Celebration of Excellence

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Learning and Teaching: A Celebration of Excellence

A day of interactive presentations about colleagues’ explorations in pedagogic practice. Open to all Trinity Laban teaching staff.

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Laban Building Creekside London SE8 3DZ United Kingdom

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TL staff, please join us for this new event. Refreshments, lunch and networking drinks are included! If you can't make the whole event, please feel free to register and to drop in for some of the sessions. Times below may be subject to change.


09.30-10.00 Arrival / Refreshments

10.00-10.15 Welcome

10.15-10.55 Keynote: Hans Koller, Head of Jazz

Learning by Living: Tales of Mystery and Meaning from the Community of Improvisers

10.55-11.15 Objectivity of intensity - The difference between intensity and complexity

Khyle Eccles, Lecturer in Dance

11.15-11.30 Break / Refreshments

11.30-12.10 Centaurs and Griffins – Lessons from Hybrid Teaching and Learning in the Covid Tail

Tim Palmer, Head of Music Education, Helen Burgess, Teaching Musician Student, Dr Rob Wells, Lecturer in Music Education, Janet Munro, Lecturer in Music Education and David Quinn, MA Teaching Musician Student

12.10-12.30 Blended learning: Piano pedagogy class, 2021-22

Penelope Roskell, Professor of Piano and Pedagogy

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-13.50 Blended learning approaches to enhance student engagement and learning

Dr Koel Chatterjee, Lecturer, Integrated English, Centre for Educational Futures and Catherine Haber, Programme Leader, MSc and MFA Dance Science

Audience, please have your phones ready , to explore Kahoot with Koel!

13.50-14.10 Improvised belonging: embodying a teaching initiative to improve student belonging at Trinity Laban

Dr Daniel Hartley, Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Developer, Roxanna Albayati, Graduate Researcher and Jared Michaud, Teaching Musician Graduate Forum Moderator

Audience, for Daniel and Roxanna's presentation, please feel free to bring a musical instrument - and come ready to play!

14.10-14.30 Innovative and Creative Approaches to Participatory Dance and Music Practice in Arts and Health

Stella Howard, Dance Artist, L&P Dance and Natasha Lohan, Music Artist. Introduced by Jasmine Wilson, Head of Public Engagement

14.30-15.10 Break / Refreshments

15.10-15.30 Ten irreverent commandments for the musician

Gabriella Dall’Olio, Head of Harp Studies & Harp Chamber Music

15.30-15.50 What Am I Doing Here? New ideas from the Composition Department

Professor Dominic Murcott, Head of Composition

15.50-16.15 Discussion / wrap up

16.15-18.00 Drinks and Networking