ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course will cover the new BTEC Dance Level 1 / 2 Tech Award in Performing Arts with a Dance Approach, which is for first teaching 2022 and first certification 2024 with the discount code LB1. You will explore each component gathering ideas for course delivery, insight into the application of the new numerical assessment criteria and discover what a Pearson set assignment briefs is. This course will give you the confidence to plan your course, an understanding of how to engage students with examples of learner work to aid understanding. 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Develop a clear insight into all three components of the NEW BTEC Performing Arts Tech Award with a Dance Approach
  • Know what is expected of learners for both internal and external assessment
  • Uncover how the specification can really work in practice
  • Have the confidence to plan your course with insight into the set assignments and new numerical assessment criteria
  • Discover how you can deliver this new specification with insight from a dance specialist
DATES & LOCATION:  London | Friday 24 June 2022

London | Friday 11 November 2022

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Teachers of BTEC Tech Award: Dance
  • Teachers about to start teaching BTEC Tech 2024
  • Heads of Dance
  • Heads of PE
  • Heads of Performing Arts
COURSE CODE 8926
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
  • 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

 

10.00 – 11.15am: Getting to know the NEW BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts with a Dance Approach

  • The new structure: Celebrating this purely dance course
  • Exploring the key similarities to the legacy BTEC Tech Award
  • Discovering what has changed and how will this might affect our planning?
  • Planning the overview and discovering assessment opportunities

11.15 – 11.30am: Discussion: coffee break


11.30 – 12.30pm: Unpicking the knowledge component: Comp 1: Exploring the Performing Arts

  • Unpicking the terminology used and how this can aid our understanding of what is required and support a scheme of work that is both relevant and inspiring
  • Discovering what a set assignment is for an internal component with examples
  • Understanding how the numerical assessment criteria works in practice and what the terminology actually demands of learners in terms of evidence
  • Assessing examples of learner work to further our comprehension of this comp

12.30 – 1.15pm: Lunch and informal discussion


1.15 – 2.15pm: Exploring the skills component: Comp 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

  • Unpicking the terminology used and how this can aid our understanding of what is required and support a scheme of work that is both relevant and inspiring
  • Discovering what a set assignment is for an internal component with examples
  • Understanding how the numerical assessment criteria works in practice and what the terminology actually demands of learners in terms of evidence
  • Assessing examples of learner work to further our comprehension of this comp also discussing the appropriate ways to feedback to learners

2.15 – 2.30pm: Discussion: afternoon tea


2.30 – 3.15pm: Unravelling the externally assessed component: Comp 3: Responding to a Brief

  • An overview of the tasks and investigating the expectations of teachers to plan ahead
  • Diving deeper into each of the four tasks, breaking down the assessment criteria and what is being asked of the learner
  • Approaches to the external brief, effective planning and rehearsal tips
  • Overview of how external assessments contribute to overall achievement

3.15 – 3.45pm: Successfully managing your BTEC Tech Award

  • It’s all in the planning: Assessment planning in your centre, what resources are available, what Ideas can we share, where to look for support
  • It’s a numbers game: Working out the overall grade calculations making sense again of the numbers

Justine Reeve

Justine has taught for over 24 years teaching across all age ranges as teacher, Head of Department, Director, choreographer and consultant (The BRIT School, BHASVIC, South Downs College). She has been a standards verifier for Edexcel’s/ Pearson’s BTEC Level 2 and 3 and was an A Level Dance examiner/moderator. She has written published dance resources for South East Dance, Pavilion Dance South West, Pearson Education, RSL and her book ‘Dance Improvisations’ is published by Human Kinetics. She has been involved in the writing of many syllabi for vocational qualifications as well as educational resources for Dance companies such as Rambert, Russell Maliphant, English National Ballet and more. In 2015 she was the Developer/Writer for London Curriculum Dance Module for Sadler’s Wells. She has been devising and delivering continued professional development courses for Keynote Educational since 2005 and was an animateur with Rambert Dance Company for ten years. Justine is well known to dance practitioners as the creator of the ‘Dance Teachers agony aunt’ facebook group providing online support for more than 1600 dance teachers in the UK. She is presently an external expert for OFQUAL.