Australian Kodály Certificate

Earn the Australian Kodály certificate and gain the skills to teach a sequential, cumulative, developmental, and aural-based music curriculum.

Program details

  • Priority area: Communication
  • Primary audience: Educators
  • Delivery mode: Group training
  • Strength of evidence: Level 3 Promising research evidence
  • AEDC sub-domains: Communication skills and general knowledge
  • Item cost: Moderate ($200$2,000 per person/item)

Program description

The Australian Kodály Certificate is awarded on completion of a professional development course. This course provides pre-service and current classroom and studio music teachers with the skills and knowledge to deliver a sequential, cumulative, developmental and aural-based music curriculum.

Detailed cost

The certificate costs between $900 and $1,700 depending on a teacher’s circumstances. Contact provider for details.

Implementation considerations

  • Target population: educators.
  • Program/practice descriptions and details: the certificate is normally completed part-time over three years. Educators would be expected to complete a three-year sequence in the area of specialisation: early childhood.
  • Staffing: services should consider the cost of backfill when determining the cost of accessing this resource.
  • Training requirements: Kodály training for music teachers is available through the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia.
  • Factors to consider: educators must make a three-year commitment to complete the training.

VEYLDF alignment

Item uses these practice principles

Awaiting assessment.

Item responds to these sub-outcomes

  • Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
  • Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work
  • Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media