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.
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.
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.