Education and training

Applications open for CPD Short Course in 'Collaborative Music Practice for Health' – deadline 19 April 2021

The Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research (Anglia Ruskin University) and Britten Pears Arts are offering an upcoming opportunity to take part in the pilot of a new continuing professional development course. The course is aimed at performing musicians and music therapists interested in working in health and care settings, building on the Together in Sound project, a group music therapy initiative for people living with dementia and their care companions, which is a partnership between CIMTR and Saffron Hall Trust.

Training opportunity for singing leaders – deadline 25 March 2021

Trinity Laban are offering five free training sessions funded by Greenwich Charitable Trust. The sessions will be for Greenwich-based singing leaders interested in developing skills aimed towards facilitating those living with Parkinson’s, chronic lung and chronic pain conditions in singing and breathwork. The series forms part of the Singing for Good Health programme and will take place from 28 March to 16 May.

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Applications open for ESRC Doctoral Studentship in culture-led wellbeing – deadline 5 March 2021

The School of Museum Studies (SMS), University of Leicester, as part of Midlands Graduate School is now inviting applications for a fully funded ESRC Doctoral Studentship in association with the University of Oxford Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM), to commence in October 2021.

This project will examine the emerging professional practice of culture-led wellbeing. The aims of the research are:

Certificate: The Practice of Music Making

Trinity Laban, in partnership with the Open University, have developed a one-year distance learning programme designed to support all musicians from a wide range of musical backgrounds. Alongside a community of online peers, expand your skills as musical collaborators, and develop your skills and confidence in practical music making and performance. Applications are now open to begin studies in October 2021.

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Singing for Lung Health online training – 19 April to 28 May 2021

Musical Breath are delivering an eight-week online course on singing for lung health, developed from the original course written and delivered by Phoene Cave for the British Lung Foundation. The course will consist of six modules covering topics including holistic breath and breathing patterns and lung health and lung disease.

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Undertake a MASc in Creative Health at UCL – launch event 9 February 2021

The MASc in Creative Health is the first of its kind in the world, both in terms of the qualification (Masters in Arts & Sciences) and the academic field of study (Creative Health). The course aims to create a new generation of socially engaged scholars and practitioners to meet the needs of a changing health, social care and voluntary third sector, where personalised care, social prescribing, health inequity and the patient experience are mainstreamed into public health.

Learning Together – deadline 25 January 2021

The National Academy for Social Prescribing is offering a flexible programme of regional learning and development activities for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations to maximise and enhance the support they can offer their communities through Covid-19. Participants in the Learning Together programme will be able to take part in a series of online workshops and virtual peer-to-peer learning sessions organised regionally, (known as action learning sets), as well as exclusive opportunities to network with others from their area.

Trinity Laban’s free online action learning set for learning managers – deadline 14 December 2020

Six learning and participation project managers have the opportunity to take part in an Action Learning Set with the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. The sessions will be delivered via Zoom from January-July 2021. To apply for this opportunity, you should be a mid-career learning and participation arts project manager or producer with around 3-5 years professional experience working in any art form.

Applications open for Clore Leadership Fellowship and Courses – deadline 26 October 2020

Clore Leadership is inviting applications for the 2021 Fellowship and the next Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse Courses. The closing date for all applications is 12pm, Monday 26 October 2020.

Applications invited for MSc Creative Arts and Mental Health

Queen Mary University of London is inviting applications for its MSc Creative Arts and Mental Health for the academic year 2020-21. The MSc is a partnership between the Drama Department (School of English and Drama) and the Centre for Psychiatry (School of Medicine and Dentistry) at Queen Mary.


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