Assessment in secondary music
Discover the key issues in assessing music in secondary schools with this free course. Enhance your assessment practice as a music teacher and gain a deeper understanding of its impact on pedagogy and musical value in education. Learn to recognize different assessment purposes and forms, understand what to assess in music education, promote assessment for learning, and effectively use assessment to plan for future learning.
This free course, Assessment in secondary music, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing music in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your assessment practice as a music teacher and develop a greater awareness of the implications of assessment practice on pedagogy and what is considered to be of musical value in music education.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Recognise the purposes and forms of assessment and their application in, and implications for, music education
Understand what to assess in music education
Promote assessment for learning in music education
Understand how to use assessment to plan for further learning.