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Fair Play: Putting Inclusive Pedagogy into Practice

**Session Fully Booked - sign up to the waiting list**

Wednesday 6 October 2021  |  4.30pm - 6pm  |  Zoom

**Reserved places are still available for Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire music hub staff only. Contact holly.radford-james@macbirmingham.co.uk or call 0121 446 3222 to book.**

This Fair Play training session, led by Dr Phil Mullen, will explore the practical application of inclusive pedagogy in a variety of different musical circumstances. The session will draw on aspects of inclusive pedagogy including;

  1. Creativity
  2. Accepting and working with what the child or young person brings
  3. Shared ownership

The session will also look at tips for embedding inclusivity in the mainstream classroom. 

The training is open to anyone working or interested in working musically with children and young people. This could include, but is not limited to, Music Teachers/Tutors, Community Musicians, Music Leaders, School Teachers, Students, Project Managers, Music Hub Staff.


Speaker Biography

Phil Mullen is one of the world’s leading experts on musical inclusion and community music. Phil has worked for thirty-five years developing music with people who are socially excluded. He specializes in working with excluded children and young people at risk. He has run workshops and seminars in 27 countries across Europe, North and South America and Asia.

Phil has been inclusion advisor to the UK’s national Sing Up programme and was also involved as an evaluator for the England’s National Foundation for Youth Music’s nationwide Musical Inclusion programme. He works with music organizations and schools around inclusion training and strategic development on inclusion. Since 2018 Phil has worked with 35 of England’s 122 music hubs, helping them develop strategic approaches to musical inclusion.

Phil has a PHD from Winchester University and has written a number of book chapters on musical inclusion including for the Oxford Handbook of Community Music (2018).