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Updates from the UK's music education sector

Research Shorts: Anita Holford’s commitment to music education research

In this week’s Research Shorts, I’m celebrating the work of Anita Holford, who has been running and sharing a library of music…

21st Feb 2024

M:Tech – Elevating Musical Creativity During Activity Time

From time constraints, lack of training, to limited access to equipment, music technology can represent a daunting and difficult area of education…

21st Feb 2024

What to expect from the Industry x Education Interface

We have partnered with the Music Industries Association to host a new and exciting networking event for Music Mark members on the…

19th Feb 2024

#MusicMark10: Reflections from Hubs and Services across the UK

In this instalment of our 10th birthday blog series, we spoke to colleagues from Music Hubs & Services across the UK, to…

12th Feb 2024

Making the Most of Musicians in Primary Schools

Musician of the Month provides a whole school approach to music teaching, with resources designed to focus on a different musician each…

7th Feb 2024

Research Shorts: Bringing Informal Learning into Music Education

This very grey week in February has been brightened up by hearing about Dr Anna Mariguddi’s research in supporting student music teachers…

6th Feb 2024

Bridget's Blog

Updates from Music Mark's Chief Executive, Bridget Whyte

Bridget’s Blog: Together, Schools and Academies #CanDoMusic

This month, we are joined by Music Mark’s Schools Lead, Abi Marrison, for a special guest-written edition of Bridget’s Blog all about…

15th Feb 2024

Bridget’s Blog: Further reflections on the future of Talk into Action

Earlier this month, I published a blog about embedding Equity Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) into our work as a next step in…

30th Jan 2024

Bridget’s Blog: Embedding EDI as a golden thread

Talk into Action was created by Music Mark to support organisations in the music education sector to achieve their Equity, Diversity and…

8th Jan 2024

Bridget’s Blog: ‘Tis the season

By now most of you will have sung at least one carol, eaten a mince pie and perhaps become an expert in…

11th Dec 2023

Bridget’s Blog: Evaluating our approach towards the Climate Crisis

I don’t think there is a single place in the British Isles that hasn’t been affected by the severe weather we have…

6th Nov 2023

Bridget’s Blog: What’s in a name?

The UK Association for Music Education – Music Mark – is the ripe old age of 10 this year!  When two membership…

2nd Oct 2023

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