Debbie Goldman has been involved in Music Education for over 30 years in primary and secondary schools, music services and as curriculum adviser for music. She has led music training over many years for Barnet, launched and developed major music events for schools and lead for Barnet in national strategies such as ‘Sing Up’. She lectured in music at Middlesex University on the Early Years and Primary PGCE and BA courses and until recently taught music in two Barnet primary schools on a regular basis. Debbie can help your school with: Whole school staff curriculum training; Support and advice for specialist music teachers; Recruitment and interviewing for specialist music teachers; Getting your school singing – for children and teachers; ‘Kick-starting’ a school choir, orchestra or other ensemble; Developing a bespoke music scheme of work; Developing a cross curricular approach; Developing the musical life of your school; Helping with preparing school concerts and borough musical events; Working with teachers and children in the classroom.
Terry Hogan currently works in Holly Park school and is a highly experienced Music teacher, particularly skilled at inspiring and motivating teachers and pupils to engage in high quality Music lessons. He has worked as a primary Music Advanced Skills Teacher for Barnet and, previously, as a Leading Music Teacher for Islington.
Terry can offer support in the following areas: in-class support (modelling lessons and team- teaching); rhythm activities and African drumming; getting reluctant singers to sing; raising standards of choral singing; musical creativity and composition; music technology; music curriculum design and developing a scheme of work; INSET for whole staff; firing up enthusiasm for music in your school. Terry’s career began as a primary school class teacher in Islington and he has also worked as a professional musician. He gained a Master’s degree in 2008 in Music Education and is currently working on a university research project involving raising standards of children’s singing across the country. He has worked at Islington Music Centre and Southwark Music Centre specialising in African drumming, composition and directing choirs. Terry prepared a 100-strong Barnet choir which sang at the BBC’s ‘Children in Need’ event and Terry and one of his school choirs recently performed at the House of Lords.