Staff Profiles


Mrs Emily Sayers

Senior Lecturer

School: Secondary and Post 16 Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: N/A

Profile summary

I work on a variety of routes into Secondary Music teaching including Teach First, School Direct and PGCE. I completed an MA in Music Education at the UCL Institute of Education in 2015 and play the viola in the University of Kent Symphony Orchestra. I am a Trustee of The National Orchestra for All and Co-Director of workshop company Beat Goes On.

Research and knowledge exchange

Most recent projects have focussed on the autonomy of Single Person Music Departments and the pedagogies used by community musicians. I am the recipient of a Bloomsbury Scholarship to study Cognitive Aspects of Indian Music: How children learn to compose and improvise in an oral tradition.

Teaching and subject expertise

I am a member of Music Mark and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


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