Fellow: H.E.A; M.A; P.G.C.E; G.B.S.M; L.R.A.M
Susan has been working with teachers since 2001, delivering training courses for qualified teachers, both on training days and working alongside them in their classrooms; for Local Authorities; for the charity Youth Music; and for the Government's Sing Up programme. She also runs specialist singing training for Initial teacher training providers.
Susan is an experienced teacher and lecturer in Higher Education, especially in Initial Teacher Education. She currently lectures at in the Faculty of Education at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority. She has also taught at Leeds College of Music Royal Northern College of Music University of Leeds
Other HE institutions with whom she has worked
- Nottingham Trent University
- Royal Opera Academy Copenhagen
- Oslo National College of the Arts "Operahogskolebiennale"
- Sibelius Academy of Music Helsinki
Dr Tony Harris
Senior Lecturer in Music Education Strand Leader,
PGCE Secondary Music
Nottingham Trent University
Early Years"All was enlightening and enjoyable…"
"This course has really helped me in learning how to use my voice and body…
" "Brilliant, inspiring ideas and suggestions…"
"Very clear and confident trainer, made the course fun and interesting throughout."
" ….knowledgeable trainer who obviously loves the subject"
"…lots of good ideas and useful resource materials"
" [I learned]…how to achieve the Early Learning Goals through a variety of [musical] activities"
EYFS team Tameside M.B.C
Lots of great ideas for singing and music warm-ups"
TMBC Primary INSET
"[Susan provided]...a great range of songs, advice and information"
"Susan's enthusiasm got us all involved and ready to try it in our schools"
"….a great atmosphere!"
Singing for Key Stage 1 INSET