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ICON Seminar 5

Dartington, UK


Theme of the 5th Seminar: Small group work, one-to-one tuition and the role of coaching and mentoring

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This seminar held in October 2011, directed by Helena Gaunt and Bart van Rosmalen, brought together over 40 teachers from Conservatoires and music academies across Europe and Australia, enabling them to explore in depth the theme of Small group work, one-to-one tuition, and the role of coaching and mentoring whilst continuing to focus on working forms such as improvisation, physical work and free play.

Independent Leadership Consultant, Ann Jackman joined the session to provide expertise in the area of coaching and mentoring.

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