I have been teaching piano for just over ten years and have never stopped learning from experience in that time - I hope I never will!  But for those that are interested in 'on paper' qualifications as well, here is a short summary of the letters and what they mean:

my Qualifications: Piano performance

ALCM London College of Music Diploma in piano performance

This examination consists of a recital - including the presentation of programme notes - of pieces at a level higher than Grade 8

my Qualifications: Teaching and CPD

CTABRSM Teaching Certificate, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 

MA in Education, Open University (MAODE) with Distinction

MISM (Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians)

Member of EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association)

Jazz Piano Teaching Certificate, with Distinction

Success at the Higher Grades workshop

Piano syllabus seminars 

Suzuki Piano Method workshop

Kodaly and Dalcroze Early years Teaching seminar

Teaching experience: in school settings 

Music supply teacher at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage

Whole-class singing; concert programme design and music coaching

Music leader at Montessori Nursery school

Whole-class singing; elementary instrumental and general musicianship education

Teaching experience: private settings

Private music tuition in France and the UK since 2003, on an individual and small group basis

Child and legal protection

Local Authority training in ‘Safeguarding Children in Education’ and in Including All Children: Autistic Spectrum Disorder

DBS enhanced disclosure certificate (most recent issue January 2015) 

Chaperone license for children taking part in concerts and festivals.

Full public liability insurance

Registered as self employed with HMRC

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