Professional Development Programs


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Expand your teaching repertoire with our Professional Development programs. Come to just one, a few, or all of them! These fun and accessible sessions let you explore African songs, rhythms and instruments for use in teaching Kindergarten, Primary & Secondary level students.

Rhythm games

Online (Zoom): Saturday May 14th 2022
10am-12pm (AEDT): Games for Djembes
1pm-3pm (AEDT): Games for Small Percussion

Drumming for wellness

Online (Zoom): Saturday August 13th 2022
10am-12pm (AEST): Drumming for Social Connectivity
1pm-3pm (AEST): Drumming for Mindfulness

Teacher training refresher

Online (Zoom): Saturday September 4th 2022
10am-12pm (AEST): Level 1 refresher
1pm-3pm (AEST): Level 2 refresher

Dun facilitation and Technique

Online (Zoom): Saturday October 15th 2022
10am-12pm (AEST): Part 1
1pm-3pm (AEST): Part 2



Rates Per Person. Each Session is 2 hours long.

One Half Day – Single Session: $125 + GST
One Full Day – Two Sessions: $225 + GST

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Brianna Slattery

After 10 years of playing the piano, Brianna
bought her first djembe at the age of 18 – and
promptly fell in love with African drumming!
Brianna has been teaching drumming to school
students for the past seven years. Brianna believes
that being a member of a drumming community
has far reaching-benefits, including: enhancing.

Alastair Rae

Alastair is a lifelong disciple of rhythm witha background in teaching, linguistics andmathematics.
He is at the forefront of African Drumming’scommunity classes, performance groups,and school & corporate events.
Alastair believes in the cognitive andemotional benefits of drumming and has apassion for learning West African rhythmsand sharing them with others through the connecting power of drumming.

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