Professional Development and EnrichmentMICHAEL GRIFFIN
Professional Development and EnrichmentMichael Griffin
Michael Griffin is an educator, keynote speaker, author and pianist. He provides professional development services for education and business organisations, and enrichment lectures for students and parents in Australia and around the world.
Michael Griffin provides professional development for teachers that clarifies the key teaching and learning principles resulting in greater student achievement and engagement. Michael synthesises mindset, intrinsic motivation & metacognition into a model that challenges teacher expectations and capped-potential self-conception. He also provides enrichment lectures and seminars for students of all ages, and parents, distilling the factors in control of the student that lead to exceptional achievement.
Business and Corporate
Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Dismissing the age-old notion of talent, Michael Griffin demonstrates how the quality and quantity of effort is the greatest predictor of expert performance. His inspiring, accessible talk - 'The Smart Culture: Igniting Potential' - will equip business leaders with the methods and mindset to increase staff capacity.
Michael Griffin is the author of seven books including the widely acclaimed Learning Strategies for Musical Success, Bumblebee! Rounds & Warm-up for Choirs, and Children and Learning – For Parents. His books continue to receive superb reviews from teaching professionals, education journals and associations throughout Australasia, the UK and USA.
Michael Griffin has been published in numerous international papers, magazines and blogs, including Piano Performer Magazine (USA), The International Educator (USA), ACDA American Choral Journal, Rhode Island Music Educators' Review (USA), Choral Director (USA), Alberta Piano Teachers Association (CAN), Rhinegold Music Teacher (UK), MMA Ensemble (UK), ESTA Arco (UK), ISME Proceedings (Italy), Hotelier (UAE), 7 Days Dubai (UAE), Arabian Business (Middle East), Peninsula (Qatar), Music in Action (Australia), ANCA Sing Out (Australia), ASME (Australia), AUSTA Stringendo (Australia), The Borneo Times (Malaysia). He has been an invited guest on radio stations in Dubai, Australia, Singapore and Brunei.
What people say
Unlocking Musical Potential (music teachers)
Developing Musical Skill (music students and parents)