About Us

What is the aim of the Federation?

To engage in activities, projects and discussions collectively and individually that enable diverse groups of people to receive excellent training for the contemporary profession in all its aspects.

To work with other schools with shared vision, values and approaches in the training to share current best practice and identify opportunities for change and enhancement in the future.

To work with the industry and professional stakeholders to ensure that the training experiences provided allow graduates to enter and sustain professional careers with a current, adaptable and expert skillset.

To be an identified presence in public discussion of both the challenges and values of conservatoire training.

How will the Federation seek to achieve this?

By focusing on key shared values to inform our strategy and events: inclusion and participation holistic student centred support in training and employability

By engaging directly with the student/graduate perspective and experience in all activities, ensuring evidence based discussions inform collective and individual actions made to support diverse students development within the training environment and beyond.

By developing a programme of events with students, partners, teaching staff and/or with stakeholders that are intended to interrogate, review and shape the direction of conservatoire training, ensuring ethos, approaches and values remain current and best practice can be disseminated.

By providing a website and public information that offer guidance for prospective students in respect of the nature of provision at partner schools, details around events intended to maximise inclusion and participation and other activities reflecting the collective values, activities and projects within the partners – ensuring that prospective students can make informed choices in respect of training options.

By building direct relationships with authorities, professional bodies, stakeholders and employers, and contributing to discussions and external events, ensuring that dialogue happens positively and lobbying actively to drive change and celebrate achievements.