Welcome to Music and the Teacher  BLOG for teachers, students and parents! Here you can read a range of articles about music, music teaching, and music performance.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse or Physical Injury Policy and Procedures – Victoria 

Our profession means we are well placed to observe signs or indicators of abuse or neglect. Awareness and compliance with Child Safety & Mandatory Reporting programs are crucial no matter whether you teach within a school or operate from a home studio. This policy provides information regarding the inception of these Child Safety Standards and the commission that catalysed them. While only VIT registered teachers are classified as mandatory reporters, all educators have a professional obligation to be aware of these policies and standards. 

Online Teaching for Instrumental Music Teachers: A Step-by-Step Guide

Fri 3 April from 11am-12:30pm (AEDT). Free webinar covering everything you need to know, step-by-step.

Responding to COVID-19

Suggested resources and information for teachers including how to deliver online lessons.

What to do with THAT CLASS: high needs

Music is such a universal medium and as educators, we want to make sure that everyone has access and the opportunity to have a go! Without even considering other factors (funding, time, equipment etc.) there are students who need a little more attention, scaffolding, resourcing and flexible planning.

VMTA End of Year Celebration: In Review

On Sunday 24 November VMTA members, new Forty Plus members, Board Directors, Management, Volunteers, Guest Speakers and partners gathered together at Limerick Arms Hotel, South Melbourne to celebrate the end of the year. 

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