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Updates from the UK's music education sector

Instrument Sustainability and Repairs

The UK music industry is responsible for approximately 540,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year (The Environmental Sustainability of Music Industries, 2020)….

12th Jul 2024

A Letter to the New Secretary of State for Education

On 11th July 2024 we wrote to Labour’s Secretary of State for Education, Bridget Phillipson, to congratulate her on her appointment and…

Music Mark awarded the CfSA Kitemark

The CfSA (Council for Subject Associations) have awarded Music Mark their new kitemark to recognise formally that we are a subject association…

Subtle adjustments and radical changes: introducing the WIRED Toolkit

After their engaging session at the inaugural Digital Innovation in Music Education Virtual Conference, Heidi Johnson from Yorkshire Sound Women Network tells…

2024 Election: Labour’s Pledge to Music Education

With the confirmation that Labour will form the next government, the music education sector looks forward to working in partnership with the…

Take part in our research on sustainability practices

Music Mark has commissioned a research project to understand what work is already taking place across hubs and services concerning environmental sustainability….

4th Jul 2024

Bridget's Blog

Updates from Music Mark's Chief Executive, Bridget Whyte

Bridget’s Blog: Are we nearly there yet?

As we head towards the summer holidays I have to say it’s been quite a year! It’s been packed full of twists…

1st Jul 2024

Bridget’s Blog: Advocating through diversity and commonality

Music Mark is proud to be the UK Association for Music Education and to support our members across the UK. Our training,…

14th Jun 2024

Bridget’s Blog: All Change!

We can all be creatures of habit, can’t we? I have to admit that even though the Music Mark staff team have…

7th May 2024

Bridget’s Blog: Ensuring the Future of Music Education

As I recently flicked through the latest doormat flyer from one of the political parties who wants my vote I noted that…

12th Mar 2024

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

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