Profiles in Teaching with Technology
S4 E16: Mark Aitchison
Mark Aitchison combines the roles of Head of Music at Droitwich Spa High School and Subject Lead for the PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) in Secondary Music and Lecturer in Music Education at the University of Reading, where he recently completed his Master of Arts, in Music Education with Distinction.
Passionate about ensuring good and outstanding music education is accessible for all students, Mark is keen to engage students in a challenging skills and knowledge developing curriculum. With the aim of ensuring students become inquisitive about how music is constructed by the same concepts by exploring different styles and genres of music.
An experienced performer, in both orchestral and choral music, Mark has also directed, musically directed and produced musical theatre productions. His aim is to offer students the chance to explore these activities and enjoy the rich cultural heritage that our world has to offer.