A guide for beginners by an almost-beginner
Guest Post by Garreth Brooke
Switching to video lessons at short notice is stressful!
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I live in Frankfurt, Germany, where all the schools are now closed and I made the switch on Thursday afternoon. I’ve taught 6 lessons so far and overall it has gone pretty well. Here are some things I learnt that you might find useful…
Here’s a very positive trend within the world of piano education: many teachers are enthusiastic about refreshing their skills by attending training courses and seeking out a mentor who can support their ongoing professional development.
Unfortunately though, while there are plenty of courses to choose from, finding a suitable mentor isn’t always so easy. In this post I will consider the qualities to look for, but first of all we need to ask: what is a mentor?
The Oxford English Dictionary tells us:
“A mentor is an experienced and trusted adviser.”
With this definition in mind, I will begin by sharing my own journey…
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