in Focus for Secondary Geography, by Learning + Teaching, Scotland
5th September 2003
One of the most popular training events at Learning Teaching Scotland
is Software in Focus, an event where up to 40 teachers attend to be given
software demonstration for a particular curriculum area. This is followed
by an extensive hands-on session when teachers can access the wide range
of resources we hold in the Technology Centre.
Waves was the focus for a Software in Focus event on September 5th, and
copiesof the CD-Rom are now held in the Technology Centre and available
for preview purposes by teachers. Details of all Learning + Teaching Scotland
training events can be accessed via the website at http://www.ltscotland.com/training/
Invitation by NESTA to teachers of GCSE & A-Level
Music; Science; Visual Arts; ICT; Geography
Chill out to the Sounds and Visions of Antarctica
Thursday 13 March 2003
at the Natural
History Museum's Darwin Centre
Two fantastic educational projects join forces during science week at
the state-of-the art Darwin Centre for an exciting hands-on opportunity
to create music and visuals inspired by Antarctic science. Find out how
Antarctic science can inspire music and video art.
Give your students a unique opportunity to create a piece of cool music
with the BAFTA
Award-winning music making toolkit Antarctic Waves. Braunarts,
the creators of this innovative software will guide you and your students
around Antarctic Waves including demonstrating how to 'surf' through a
glacier or fly with an albatross.
Students can also delve into the world of VJ (VJ-ing is like DJ-ing but
with video clips as well as music) and test their creative skills in a
VJ playground with artists from VJs.net
including Coldcut's Matt Black and leading VJ outfits Headspace and
Book your 50- minute session now (max 30 students).
Session times are:
10.30 am; 11.30am; 12.30pm & 13.30pm
From 14.30-16.30 members of the public, including small groups, are welcome.
Book your place now at this free event on Thursday 13 March 2003 by calling
Survey on tel. 01223 221 414 or email email@example.com
Waves INSETS, Workshops and Teacher Training
7th February 2003
The Antarctic Waves team is interested in setting up INSETS during 2003
about how to make the most of the Antarctic Waves CD-Rom. We would like
to know how many teachers would be interested in attending such an event.
If you are interested, please could you let us know by emailing us at
The Antarctic Waves team is interested in setting up workshops for students
during 2003 about using the Antarctic Waves CD-Rom and also about V-Jaying
using Antarctic Waves and associated v-jay software. We would like to
know how many students and/or teachers would be interested in attending
such an event. If you are interested, please could you let us know by
emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Antarctic Waves team is interested in setting up relationships with
Teacher Training organisations. If you are a teacher trainer and would
be interested in developing such a relationship with the Antarctic Waves
team during 2003/4 please could you let us know by emailing us at email@example.com
Waves is the key resource in a new national composing competition
the unique collaboration of National Orchestra Week (8-16 March 2003)
and National Science Week (7-16 March 2003), composeyourself
is an exciting new national competition open to students across the
UK studying music at AS/A2 level or Higher/Advanced Higher level.
are invited to create a short musical work inspired by Antarctic Science,
scored for 5 to 17 instruments. The winning entry will be performed by
the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday
16 March 2003. Furthermore, the winning composer(s) will be invited to
London for the weekend to attend the première and will be awarded
the inaugural British Antarctic Survey Music Award of £500 for the
school/college and £100 for the composer(s). Orchestras around the
UK may also perform highly commended entries during National Orchestra
Week and National Science Week.
out more information from
deadline for registration to the competition was Monday 16 December 2002.