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Research supporting the teaching, learning & development of music education

This booklet summarises the 10 key benefits of music, from recognition within the ‘National Plan for Music Education ‘ that music is an educational building block through to the inclusive nature of music irrespective of abilities.

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ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music, and its partners have published Making Music, the most comprehensive survey of the learning, progression and teaching of musical instruments ever undertaken in the UK.

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Watch Dr Ally Daubney and Duncan Mackrill (University of Sussex) revealing the key findings of their research into changes in music provision in secondary schools.

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Explore free, downloadable materials for using English traditional folk song, music, dance, drama and other arts in your teaching and learning. Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings.

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A report revealing the impact of learning through arts and culture on vital measures of success including educational attainment, employability, health, and increasing social engagement.

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In Harmony aims to inspire and transform the lives of children in deprived communities, through the power and disciplines of ensemble music-making

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New report reveals positive impacts of In Harmony Liverpool on Early Years Education.

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Report of the findings from OHMI Teaching Pilot and recommendations for both policy and practice.

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Explore case studies drawn from a wide range of contexts, including school classrooms, early years settings and community locations.

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An independent review of music education in schools commissioned by the Paul Hamlin Foundation. The review looked at challenges in music teaching and work being undertaken to improve practice.

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We work to positively influence thinking, policy & practice.

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Music Mark works to influence thinking by sharing ideas and undertaking research

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Policy

Music Mark works to shape and share the decisions that need to be made by policy makers

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Practice

Music Mark recognises the need for music educators to source and share ideas with each other

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Supporting

We facilitate CPD, build communities & share best practice.

Connecting

We connect our members to the wider music education sector.

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