The Dance Training & Accreditation Partnership (DTAP)
DTAP is a major, dance industry-led initiative that brings together a consortium of leading national dance development organisations committed to building capacity and removing barriers to participation in dance by people of all ages and abilities.
Current DTAP initiativies include:
- Creating The Dance Register - The UK Register of Dance Teachers, Leaders and Artists
- Building capacity for and further developing the new Diploma in Dance Teaching & Learning (Children & Young People)
- Further developing and disseminating the new National Occupational Standards in Dance Leadership, and using them as the foundation for a continuing professional development (CPD) framework for dance leadership
- Rolling out a full communications plan to share knowledge, raise awareness and ensure that the work DTAP is undertaking is truly national and representative of the whole dance leadership workforce
THE DANCE REGISTER LAUNCHED AT MOVE IT 2013 AND IS A BRAND NEW RESOURCE FOR DANCE TEACHERS, EMPLOYERS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC - CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE
22/05/2013 - Update on QTLS and DDTAL
DDTAL is a nationally recognised teaching qualification within the community and informal sectors. It has also now been recognised by the Institute for Learning (IfL) as having equivalency with the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS). This gives the holders of DDTAL the right to apply to the IfL for professional formation leading to QTLS - Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills at a charge of £485. You will also need English and Maths at Level 2 (e.g. GCSE level) for qualified teacher status within the formal sector.
17/05/2013 - AQA Recruiting now!
AQA is currently advertising the following opportunities for GCSE Dance: Chief Examiner - GCSE Dance and Reviser - GCSE Dance.Read more
15/05/2013 - Two New Job Opportunities at the Foundation for Community Dance
The Foundation for Community Dance is now recruiting for an Artistic Director and Development Manager. Deadline for applications 12 noon on Monday 10 June 2013.Read more
09/04/2013 - Shaping Practice - Second Edition out now!
Improve your practice with the newly published second edition of the essential resource DANCE TEACHING AND LEARNING: SHAPING PRACTICE especially produced for dance practitioners working in the informal sector with children and young people, and of particular significance to DDTAL candidatesRead more