Registration for BOSTES accredited Skills Development Workshop

Register for the Skills Development Workshops in your town which will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. Orff Schulwerk Association through the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW-NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) are the endorsed provider of QTC registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Proficient, Highly Accomplished, and Lead levels.


Check the Moorambilla Tour Schedule 2017 UPDATED for the dates we are in your town. You only need to attend ONE WORKSHOP.

Download this form: Moorambilla Skills Development Workshop, fill it in and return it to

Pay:  $110.00 (including GST)  by Payway by clicking the link below.

Payway symbol

or you can deposit direct to our Bank Account:
Westpac: BSB 032 646: Account number 382964:
Account name: Moorambilla Voices Inc.
We will send you a receipt and confirmation of your booking.
That’s it! See you there at the workshop!
Any queries or questions?
Contact: Dayle Murray – General Manager
Contact number: 0418 228 047  

Outcomes: The participants will develop their own musicianship skills learning repertoire that is flexible to student level of development and reflects student’s life experiences in regional NSW.  Participants will also be shown how to incorporate musical notation, music literacy and student engagement skills into their classroom and music lessons to enhance understanding, participation and achievement across curriculum. Music literacy will be used as a tool to teach mathematical fractions and basic literacy.

The course will cover the following standards (Australian National Standard code)


Participants will learn, analyse and engage in a variety of repertoire and choral activities that are vocally and intellectually suitable for the particular stage of focus. Sequential modeling will be done with students and teachers with clear examples of methods for extension and simplification to ensure the concepts are easily understood in a practical setting.

2.4.2 –

Participants will learn repertoire based on the regions Aboriginal stories and will observe how to “unpack” it in this context .  Discussion with students and teachers about local legends and stories will be incorporated into the workshop as a model based on established Moorambilla repertoire.


Music literacy approaches will be modeled with the students through the use of hand signs, solfa and the introduction of treble stave notation. Numeracy will be covered through beat subdivision and exploring fractions. Teachers will be asked to provide feedback on their understanding of this process in a follow up survey. On completion of the survey they will receive a resource support package.


Participants will engage in a professional development workshop that focuses on their own development of musical skills as well as their students. With class modeling done by a leading practitioner to also address behavioural issues and support educational engagement in class through music.



Participants will learn call and response rhythmic patterns and other musical devices to maintain and increase student engagement, understanding participation and achievement in class – both verbal and non verbal musical “turn taking” examples will be provided sequentially. Teachers will be asked to provide feedback on their understanding of this process in a follow up survey

Forgotten your password?