European Suzuki Association
Teacher Training & Examinations Manual
Revised April 2016
ROLES, OBJECTIVES and ETHICAL GUIDELINES
Role of the European Suzuki Association (ESA)
The ESA has
for all Teacher Training in the Region.
a. Overall authority for conducting Teacher Training Courses and arranging Examinations
rests with the ESA for every country within the region.
b. The ESA will decide who is qualified to train and examine Teachers, subject to the
considerations set out in this manual.
c. A list of approved Teacher Trainers and Examiners will be published on the ESA
website and in the ESA Teachers’ Newsletter.
Role of the Teacher Trainer
The Teacher Trainer has
over his/her own Teacher Training in his/her
country of residence.
a. Every Teacher Trainer has full authority over his/her own Teacher Training within
his/her country of residence subject to the overall authority of the ESA and the ESA’s
b. Teacher Trainers who wish to conduct a full Teacher Training Course outside his/her
country of residence must obtain the consent of the national Suzuki association of the
country in which he/she wishes to work.
Role of the National Suzuki Association
The national Suzuki association has
for Teacher Training within its country
and is duty bound to co-operate with Teacher Trainers and the ESA.
a. It is the responsibility of the national Suzuki association to co-operate with Teacher
Trainers and the ESA in conducting Teacher Training Courses and arranging
b. It is at the discretion of the national Suzuki association whether or not to provide a
service to Teacher Trainers who choose to conduct Teacher Training Courses
independently of the national Suzuki association.
c. Where no national Suzuki association exists, decisions rest with the ESA Board of