Do you help learners to understand the diversity of excellence, and how it's measured?

It's easy for learners to see excellence as quite a narrow thing, instead of seeing excellence in many different forms, depending on what people are doing - excellently. Equally, it's easy for learners (and the people supporting them) to focus strongly on particular ways of measuring excellence, such as public and other exams. In fact, there are many different measures for different kinds of excellence: e.g. audience responses for measuring performing excellence, ingenuity in responding to a challenge as a measure of creativity, assessments and reviews from friends and peers as a measure for many things. Helping learners to understand these 'excellences' and measures, and to take them seriously, is important for helping them to lead their own learning.
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About this tool...

This tool takes you through questions about many different aspects of supporting children and young people's musical progression.

Along the way, you can find out about some of the experiences of other people working in musical progression, and share your own.

There are suggested actions for individual questions, which are designed around the user roles you have specify in your profile.

At the end of the tool, your responses are analysed against different sets of ingredients related to progression, so you can get an impression of where your strengths and weaknesses might be.