Parent Engagement

£30.00 Inc VAT

Gain ideas for supporting parents to join music workshops at your setting, for sharing information about the benefits for under 3’s development, promoting community cohesion and home practise of music activities.

This webinar will be held on Monday 20th May 2024 at 7-8:15pm

SKU: PARENTENGAGE Category:

Hear about Boogie Mites project working with Homestart families in Portsmouth: Thrive Through Music for Under 3’s (TTM). Gain ideas for supporting parents to join music workshops at your setting, for sharing information about the benefits for under 3’s development, promoting community cohesion and home practise of music activities accessed via Boogie Mites Customer Hub.

Boogie Mites Tutor Liv McLennan will present a case study of the TTM project that she has led in February – April 2023 in partnership with Homestart Family Support Team. The aims and outcomes from the project. How the findings might inform future projects that support families with Under 3’s via early years organisations and settings.

Tasha will present the evidence that supports music workshops as a vehicle for parent engagement and for contributing to closing the school ready attainment gap. She will cover 2 songs from the project so that you can trial them with your parents.

You will have access to a recording of the session for one week after the live date.

Course Details

Date: Monday 20th May 2024
Time: 7pm – 8:15pm
Where: via zoom (details provided after purchase)
Cost: £30 per person (including VAT)

Course Content
  • Ideas for supporting parents to join music workshops
  • Encouraging parents to practise music activities at home
  • Learn two Boogie Mites songs
Digital Resources

Boogie Mites song resources will be available for you to access via our CustomerHub:

  • Songs TBC
Course Tutors

Liv McLennan is a community musician and has worked for Boogie Mites as a tutor and trainer for 12 years. Liv has contributed to the compilation of Boogie Mites teacher training notes and workshops, she loves bringing the joys and benefits of music-making to everyone involved with children in the early years including parents, families and early childhood practitioners, and enabling everyone to find their musical voice.

Liv also runs music workshops with adults with long term health conditions (mental health, dementia and lung health conditions). She is a Director of Music for Wellbeing CIC. Liv has a music degree, performance diploma, certificate in music workshop skills, Certificate Music Education in Early Childhood, currently doing doctoral studies in inter-generational music making in care homes.

Tasha Bretten has been working as a Boogie Mites teacher and trainer for 2 years following 13 years as a Primary School Teacher working across all year groups, with a passion for supporting children’s literacy and musical development. Tasha is a trained opera singer but having said this she is first to say: “ You don’t have to be a trained singer to lead Boogie Mites. You can do it!”

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