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Supporting Feminist Sound Collectives, Yorkshire Sound Women Network


This day is for anyone who is facilitating informal knowledge and skills-sharing workshops amongst girls and women*.

Aimed at those with an interest in exploring strategies for supporting learning in music technology, the day includes one presentation delivered dy Dr Liz Dobson followed by a series of workshops designed to build on attendees’ experiences, while introducing an education theory about effective ways to support collaborative learning.


  • To facilitate networking amongst groups
  • Sharing experience in music technology
  • To create an opportunity for sharing practice around organising and feminist sound collectives
  • To deliver and explore a social psychology model for facilitating informal learning and skills sharing in music technology
  • To provide additional resources for further investigation


  • Information about Yorkshire Sound Women Network
  • Networking with other facilitators across women in sound networks
  • Introduction to Practice Principles for collaborative learning in music technology: a model grounded in social psychology and education research
  • Practical workshop on Practice Principles for collaborative learning in music technology
  • Discussion on organising: types of activities and projects; group priorities; inclusion and diversity; planning and group organisation; building relationships (partner organisations) and fundraising

Free event, places must be booked in advance via: Participants can claim travel expenses of up to £25 each for attending the event.

This event is supported by Kirklees Council via the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool.

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