Training for Tutors 2024

An exciting new offering is on the program for Summer Events 2024: a Training for Tutors course!

This is for teachers who want to be prepared to tutor candidates locally or at TAC.  The Education & Training committee of the RSCDS has been working on an updated method of delivering this and we are fortunate that Graham Donald and Ellie Briscoe have agreed to lead the training. 

The course includes online video conferences as well as in-person sessions. The videoconferences are scheduled for: Session 1. Sunday June 2nd at 17.00 British Summer Time (BST), 12 noon EDT and Session 2. Sunday June 9th at 17.00 British Summer Time (BST), 12 noon EDT, with 3 hour duration. The 6 hours of in-person practical tutoring which will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoon (July 29, 30 and August 1). We need at least 8 participants to run the course. There is an option on the registration forms to add “Training for Tutors” to your cart.

The cost will be $100 for those attending Summer School and $150 for those coming just to this course.

The applicant must:

i)             Be an RSCDS-qualified teacher with a wide range of experience of teaching all levels 

ii)            Have good assessment skills and organizational ability

iii)           Have good communication and inter-personal skills

iv)           Be able to show continuing development in his/her own teaching skills since certification

In addition, at least some of the following is desirable:

a)             Experience of presenting teams for festivals or demonstrations

b)             Experience of teaching at Schools, weekend courses or day courses
c)             Knowledge of music 

d)             Some experience of coaching or delivering training, not necessarily in dancing.

If you or a colleague are interested, and let Gael Forster know by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so she can contact you and send you any application forms necessary.