Free course

Teaching secondary music

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Teaching secondary music, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching music in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your practice as a music teacher and develop a greater awareness of the wider context of music education and how this affects music in the secondary school curriculum.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what is meant by musical learning
  • understand how and where young people are taught and learn music
  • recognise what there is to teach and learn in music
  • identify the key principles that underpin musical teaching and learning in the secondary classroom.