The pupils involved would be 11-15 years old and the overall aim of the project is to develop, through exchange and collaboration, activities incorporating music, Sign Language, written language and drama. A principal aim is to show that deafness and music can be mutually enriching. Hearing pupils will also be involved in the project.
The project would last 3 to 4 years and will use both traditional musical instruments and special instruments called Baschet Structures which are specifically used with deaf students.
The project will have three phases:
If you are interested in learning more about this project, please let me know and I will pass on some more information (which is in French) and email contacts.
British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Telephone: 0845 6435181