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Component 1 Assessment Workshop for BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Performing Arts: Dance Approach

Course Code:
T0073
£269.00+vat

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This brand-new course that focuses on the internal assessment of Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts on the BTEC Tech Award Level 1 / 2. It is aimed for all teachers who are looking for fresh, new, effective teaching approaches and ways to help students access the top mark bands in Component 1 and to gain confidence in their own internal assessments. This is a great opportunity for all BTEC teachers, who will also take away from the course a range of teaching resources and materials. Often, as teachers, we can learn so much about what we can deliver from assessing learners work. Together we will understand what is required, how to ensure the learners have access to information to access the higher assessment criteria. Please feel free to bring examples of learner work (unnamed) with you to aid your understanding.  

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Learn how to approach Component 1 both practically and theoretically
  • Develop creative teaching for learners and take away a tool kit of innovative ideas to collect evidence
  • Gain the confidence to plan your course with imagination
  • Discover how you can teach Component 1 to maximise success for all students
  • Be inspired by a refreshing, lively and stimulating day, packed full of ideas, strategies to take back to school

PROGRAMME

Overview, Principles and Assessment of Component 1

10.00 – 11.15am
  • Summarised overview of the content and structure of the specification components
  • Detailed analysis of Component 1 content, structure, and assessment
  • The process of student selection of approaches and organising your scheme of assessment, when to deliver and assess
  • Examples of the (PSA) Pearson Set Assignment is for Component 1 – Pass, Merit and Distinction examples
  • Examples of professional dance works that are appropriate for this component
  • Pieces with education packs and how to pick out the information needed for delivery
  • What is the PSA asking of learners

 

Discussion: coffee break

11.15 – 11.30am

Breaking down the assessment grids with examples

11.30 – 13.00pm
  • Creative teaching ideas and methods for your learners on the stylistic qualities, features and influences on practitioners’ work
  • Ways to explore the interrelationships between constituent features
  • Ways to support students in demonstrating understanding of the processes used in the development and rehearsal of professional works, and in the techniques used in performance
  • Approaches to teaching using one professional work of your choice.
  • What it takes to secure a Distinction in Component 1 and how to work this out with the new assessment criteria.
  • Engaging with example material to standardise your internal marking.
  • Learning from past series learner work

 

Lunch and informal discussion

1.00 – 2.00pm
Your Assessment Workshop  Please feel free to bring examples of learner work (unnamed) with you 2.00 – 3.00pm
  • Assessing examples of extracts of learner work from a range of dance styles and from all bands
  • Assessing together to help understand what is required and where delivery can address any gaps
  • Exploring the various forms of evidence that make this component inspiring
  • Sharing effective ideas and ways to help learners achieve the higher bands
  • Practical strategies and ideas to help with missing evidence, it’s all in the planning!
  • How do you complete the learner feedback form, templates, and ways to save time
 
 

Afternoon Tea & Discussion

3.00 – 3.05pm

Planning an Exciting Delivery for Component 1

3.05 – 3.30pm  
  • Discussing ways to support students to produce final component evidence to access the 10 – 12 mark bands, now from an informed perspective
  • Practical approaches on how to make the learners’ experience interactive
  • Examples of how to plan your course with imagination and resources to use immediately, designing your scheme and timescale.
  • Preparing for Components 2 and 3, what does Comp 1 give us

Final Questions and Depart

3.45pm

This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.

COURSE LEADERS

Justine Reeve has taught Dance for over 24 years across all age ranges and as teacher and Head of Department. She is an experienced standards verifier for BTEC Level 2 and 3 and also has experience as an A Level Dance examiner/moderator. Justine has also been involved in the writing of many specification units for BTEC Level 2 and 3 as well as educational resources for several dance companies and for Pearson Education. Justine is well known to dance practitioners as the creator of ‘The Dance Teachers agony aunt’ facebook group providing online support for more than 1500 dance teachers in the UK.

 


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Heads of Dance
  • Teachers of BTEC Dance
  • Heads of Performing Arts
  • Teachers of PE teaching BTEC Dance

THIS COURSE INCLUDES

  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

Description

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This brand-new course that focuses on the internal assessment of Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts on the BTEC Tech Award Level 1 / 2. It is aimed for all teachers who are looking for fresh, new, effective teaching approaches and ways to help students access the top mark bands in Component 1 and to gain confidence in their own internal assessments. This is a great opportunity for all BTEC teachers, who will also take away from the course a range of teaching resources and materials. Often, as teachers, we can learn so much about what we can deliver from assessing learners work. Together we will understand what is required, how to ensure the learners have access to information to access the higher assessment criteria. Please feel free to bring examples of learner work (unnamed) with you to aid your understanding.

 


BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Learn how to approach Component 1 both practically and theoretically
  • Develop creative teaching for learners and take away a tool kit of innovative ideas to collect evidence
  • Gain the confidence to plan your course with imagination
  • Discover how you can teach Component 1 to maximise success for all students
  • Be inspired by a refreshing, lively and stimulating day, packed full of ideas, strategies to take back to school

PROGRAMME

Overview, Principles and Assessment of Component 1

10.00 – 11.15am

  • Summarised overview of the content and structure of the specification components
  • Detailed analysis of Component 1 content, structure, and assessment
  • The process of student selection of approaches and organising your scheme of assessment, when to deliver and assess
  • Examples of the (PSA) Pearson Set Assignment is for Component 1 – Pass, Merit and Distinction examples
  • Examples of professional dance works that are appropriate for this component
  • Pieces with education packs and how to pick out the information needed for delivery
  • What is the PSA asking of learners

 

Discussion: coffee break

11.15 – 11.30am


Breaking down the assessment grids with examples

11.30 – 13.00pm

  • Creative teaching ideas and methods for your learners on the stylistic qualities, features and influences on practitioners’ work
  • Ways to explore the interrelationships between constituent features
  • Ways to support students in demonstrating understanding of the processes used in the development and rehearsal of professional works, and in the techniques used in performance
  • Approaches to teaching using one professional work of your choice.
  • What it takes to secure a Distinction in Component 1 and how to work this out with the new assessment criteria.
  • Engaging with example material to standardise your internal marking.
  • Learning from past series learner work

 

Lunch and informal discussion

1.00 – 2.00pm


Your Assessment Workshop 

Please feel free to bring examples of learner work (unnamed) with you

2.00 – 3.00pm

  • Assessing examples of extracts of learner work from a range of dance styles and from all bands
  • Assessing together to help understand what is required and where delivery can address any gaps
  • Exploring the various forms of evidence that make this component inspiring
  • Sharing effective ideas and ways to help learners achieve the higher bands
  • Practical strategies and ideas to help with missing evidence, it’s all in the planning!
  • How do you complete the learner feedback form, templates, and ways to save time

 


 

Afternoon Tea & Discussion

3.00 – 3.05pm


Planning an Exciting Delivery for Component 1

3.05 – 3.30pm

 

  • Discussing ways to support students to produce final component evidence to access the 10 – 12 mark bands, now from an informed perspective
  • Practical approaches on how to make the learners’ experience interactive
  • Examples of how to plan your course with imagination and resources to use immediately, designing your scheme and timescale.
  • Preparing for Components 2 and 3, what does Comp 1 give us

Final Questions and Depart

3.45pm


Additional information

Location and Date

London | Friday 05 July 2024, London | Tuesday 19 November 2024

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