Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD)
PO Box 565
Waterford, QLD 4133
1800 106 227
Today ATOD is experiencing unprecedented growth in membership. Members are now based throughout Australia, Canada, South East Asia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Europe.
Leah Belford, Cheryl Witchell, Tracey Jonsson, Janelle Smith, Penny Butler, Anna Boland, Helen Weissenberger, Bonnie Muir, and Kaye Emmett.
Classical Ballet, National Character, Tap, Street Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and early childhood development.
ATOD supports dance for all ages. Levels range from play dance curriculum for the pre-school age group through to ATOD’s comprehensive Teacher Training Program in all genre.
MARKING AND ASSESSMENT
ATOD offers examinations and/or assessments for all grades and levels. On successful completion of examinations, students receive a comprehensive written report, certificate and medal, together with a mark from Pass through to Honours with Distinction. Pre-school age students receive an assessment certificate and medal.
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), ATOD offers:
- Cert III in Assistant Dance Teaching,
- Cert IV Dance Teaching & Management,
- Diploma in Dance Teaching & Management
as well as the opportunity to attain ATOD’s Associate, Member and Licentiate qualifications.
COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS
ATOD is committed to supporting its community in a tangible way, and this is now being realised through scholarships and bursaries. In 2018 ATOD will gift over $80,000 to current and past students and members. Each year ATOD holds competitions and scholarships throughout Australia. The prestigious ATOD Australasian Energetiks Scholarship, will be held in Melbourne in July 2018.
The “Come Together” Biennial Dance Teachers Convention will once again be held in 2018 in Queensland. ATOD is facilitating this event for all dance teachers, no matter their organisation affiliation. All organisations are welcome to exhibit.
ATOD inspire and provide innovative education, training and opportunities for the dance industry.