Basic teaching skills
Mandatory for all 2nd year students, the course ‘Basic Teaching Skills’ focusses on establishing your basics in teaching. Learning pedagogical and didactical skills as how to communicate to different people and age groups. The course offers multiple (guest) lectures where we focus on your instrument group specifically.
Advanced teaching skills/ internships
For those interested, in your 3rd year you can select the modules of Advanced Teaching Skills. This course is split into 5 modules, including an internship and band coaching. A certificate will be added to your Bachelor degree supporting your teaching skills. As other countries follow differents rules on teaching degrees, we encourage you to check if it's equally accepted in your country.
Throughout your studies you will be motivated to start your own band. Our school offers (paid) bookings at various events, we highlight jazz competitions and showcases you can sign up for and reward graduating students for presenting their own music at the final exam. From the 3rd year you can apply for band coaching from our teachers, treating your own band as a school course that gives study credits.