Dancing Proficiency Test

Ian Brockbank

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Hi Ron,

I wrote:
> > I was talking recently with some friends about the dancing proficiency
> > test, and trying to understand what my objections to it were, and how
> > these could be addressed.
> >
> > Of course, on the down side, it would mean more testing, and hence more
> > examiners, but (particularly at lower levels) examiners need not be so
> > experienced/highly trained as the current teacher examinators.

Ron replied:
> Don't want to seem disloyal but the ISTD - or is it the IDTA?-
> already do have graded tests and also competitions. At least they
> used to. So they're available to anyone in the UK if they want to
> enter.

So why have the Dancing Proficiency test at all?
If that's the answer for the graded system, the same thing applies to
the absolute system.

Ian
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