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Here are some  Frequently Asked Questions and their answers
  • Is Using Music on the School Readiness Funding (SRF) Menu?
    Yes! Using Music is on the Victorian School Readiness Funding Menu of Evidence-Informed Programs and Supports. School Readiness Funding aims to reduce educational disadvantage by supporting children’s communication (language development), wellbeing (social and emotional) and access and inclusion in kindergarten. Online and onsite programs are available for kindergarten services in Victoria. You can see an overview of the SRF Using Music Programs as detailed on the Department of Education website here:
  • What feedback do other Kindergarten Teachers and Educators have about Using Music SRF Workshops?
    A data analysis of feedback responses from early childhood Educators and Teachers that have participated in a Using Music SRF Workshop shows that our workshops are fun, engaging, affirming and inspirational for the whole team. The 10 areas that Kinder Teachers and Educators liked about Using Music workshops were: 1. The Workshop’s practical focus through hands on experiences and practical learning 2. Tailored to service and needs as the programs are personalised to the needs of the centre 3. Coming together and sharing new ideas and resources as a team 4. Creativity and fun with opportunities for fun, positivity and creativity 5. Gaining Knowledge, including knowledge around emotional regulation, transitions, relaxation, and using musical instruments 6. Relevance of Ideas to everyday practice, including new and refreshing music-based practices 7. Engaging presentation style that was knowledgeable, engaging, flexible, relaxed, open, professional, approachable, with great energy and a fun sense of humour! 8. Music-based Learning in the interactive workshops 9. Positive, Affirming and Encouraging building on strengths and existing knowledge of music and practice 10. Accessibility of Resources and Content in an approachable, understandable and easy to integrate
  • How can I contact you for further information or assistance regarding our SRF program?
    We are only to happy to help you with your SRF program. You are welcome to send us a message here and we will get back to you: We are committed to supporting your early childhood service through your SRF program and are here to assist you every step of the way.
  • Do you offer workshops after hours?
    Yes. An experienced Using Music facilitator is able to offer fun, interactive and engaging workshops for your kinder team after hours. We welcome a discussion with you to organise the workshop to suit the goals and needs of your early childhood service.
  • I feel overwhelmed / I need help with our SRF Plan! Can you help?
    Yes! We are only too happy to help answer your questions and support you as you complete or navigate your SRF Plan. Using Music understands the delay in the SRF allocation and planning cycle for 2024, and we are here to support you putting together your plan at the start of a busy year. We're only a phone call or email away! You can contact us in the way that best suits you.
  • We choose a Using Music item off the list (SRF Menu) but are unsure what it is about. Can you offer more information?
    Of course! If you have had a look through the website, but are still trying to understand what or how the item (program) you or your service has chosen is all about, then let's discuss! We want you to get the most out of your program and the opportunity we have to partner together. Sometimes it can be confusing understanding what our programs are all about, because they are context-specific, meaning they are tailored to you, your goals, and your kinder community. We are happy to discuss, so contact us in the way that suits you best:
  • How can we secure a booking date?
    Linda is our wonderful Admin Assistant who manages all bookings. Even if you don't have your Plan finalised or approved, you are welcome to request your preferred date and we can reserve it for you. Contact Linda via email here: Or send us a message and we will get back to you:
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