Dance Teaching and Learning: Shaping Practice 2nd Edition

Shaping Practice

**This publication is now out of print – The 3rd Edition will be available to purchase by end November 2016**

Youth Dance England published this book as part of its work in developing the Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (Children and Young People), as a member of the Dance Training and Accreditation Partnership. Candidates taking the Diploma, and those studying other qualifications will find it to be of benefit.

Whether you are experienced or embarking on a career, this book offers information and guidance to help enrich your understanding and improve your practice.

Although written for those who work in extra-curricular, community, recreational and youth contexts in dance, this book will benefit a wide range of people, including: independent dance artists/practitioners; employees in a variety of dance organisations and companies; and PGCE students, and those enrolled in training and courses in dance education and related fields.

Contributions from twelve leading experts in the field provide:

Overviews of key education theories, concepts and frameworks, applied specifically to dance.
Information about child development, anatomy, physiology and safe and effective practice.
Case studies, reflective questions and bibliographies for further study.
Illustrations of a range of practice in various contexts where practitioners work with young people.
The book is structured into 4 units to follow the DDTAL format. Flip through the contents of the book here.

This publication has been produced with funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.