Additional Resources

Professional Development


A Common Approach: A guide for those involved in training and supporting new vocal and instrumental teachers

Aimed at anyone involved in the training and development of new vocal and instrumental teachers, including universities, conservatoires, music services/hubs and another training providers, this guide outlines how A Common Approach can be used to support those entering the profession, giving them a solid foundation of knowledge and skills.

Qualifications in vocal and instrumental teaching

This directory provides information about the wide range of accredited qualifications in vocal and instrumental teaching that are available in the UK.


General Music Education Resources


Music Education Resources on the Music Mark Website


Stringcredibles Power Up – Quick Boosts!

Video tutorials with fun and lively tips on performance skills for young musicians.


Policies and Guidelines


Musicians Union Code of Practice for Music Teachers


ISM Code of Conduct


Musicians Union Health and Safety Advice for Music Teachers


Music Mark Online Music Teaching and Safeguarding Resources


Music Unlocked: Covid-19 Guidance for Music Teachers

Covid-19 guidance for those working in Music Education, compiled for Music Mark by independent Music Education consultant Gary Griffiths.


Printed Music Licensing Ltd.

The Music Service Licence (MSL) enables music services to make copies and arrangements legally, and for musicians, writers, and publishers to be paid fairly for the use their works. It helps music hubs and services make the best use of printed music resources whilst ensuring they are copyright compliant.