4 July 2024 09.00am-3.30pm

Syllabus Strategies: Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate (Sydney and Online)

Date: Thursday 4 July 2024

Time: 9am-3.30pm AEST (Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne/Brisbane time)

Format: Hybrid (face-to-face & livestream)

Location: The Royal Academy of Dance, 20 Farrell Avenue, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 

Tutor: Crystal Wong

How to book: https://www.trybooking.com/CQLCN

Contact: cpd@rad.org.au 

CPD hours: 8 time-valued 


A one-day practical course in which participating teachers will gain an understanding of how to teach the Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate syllabi. Learning activities will focus on creating appropriate development exercises to encourage an accurate interpretation of the criteria used in the mark scheme of the examination.  


The aims of this workshop are to: 

  • Look in depth at the philosophy of the work  
  • Offer a chance to improve understanding of specific areas within the new syllabus, particularly in regard to technical, musical and performance aspects of the work, as identified by examiners during examinations.  
  • Reflect on the relevance and interpretation of the assessment criteria in selected exercises and dances  
  • Provide a platform to discuss, explore and develop strategies to strengthen areas of the new work  
  • Support the creation of development exercises for Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate students by defining the requisite skills and knowledge to do so.  
  • Attendees at the course will be better able to understand the ‘how’ of teaching the syllabus, increase knowledge of the assessment criteria and gain insight into how the candidates are generally coping in the examinations.  


Learning Outcomes 

Participants will be able to:  

  • Demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the technique/s at each level  
  • Discuss the relevance and interpretation of the assessment criteria in selected exercises and dances  


Participants will have knowledge and understanding of:  

  • Approaches to help their learners develop the necessary strength and understanding to achieve the requirements of the assessment criteria in the examination.  


Expression of Interest 

If this course is full, you are unable to attend on these dates or are interested in attending this course in your area, please fill in this expression of interest. 

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Key Information

Time Duration Fee Closing Date
09.00am-3.30pm 6.5hrs RAD Registered Teacher $230
RAD FoE Student $115
Non-RAD Registered Teacher $345
12 June 2024 12:00am