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Benefits of Music Education

Teachwire publish WCET report commissioned by Music Mark

We are delighted to see Teachwire publish their article on the benefits of WCET in KS2, based on the invaluable research lead…

23rd Mar 2018

Herefordshire Music Service examine the benefits of Music Education beyond music itself

Correlation, Causation, Coincidence? by Cliff Woollard, Head of Herefordshire Music Service We all know the benefits that Music Education brings beyond music…

16th Feb 2018

Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just what classical music needs

Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE reflects on the importance of music education for all pupils. Click here to read the article.

18th May 2016

The Importance of Music Education

What if there was one activity that could benefit every student in every school across the nation? An activity that could improve…

18th Apr 2016

Study shows that arts participation benefits young children with autism

A review of 18 peer-reviewed studies about arts participation, published between 2000 and 2015, adds to the growing evidence about how arts participation…

4th Jan 2016

How music helps your child’s brain grow

Kinderling Radio in Australia spoke to Anita Collins, Professor in Neuroscience and Child Education at the University of Canberra, recently, about how…

20th Nov 2015

The Benefits of the Ukulele on Kids’ Attitudes

Are you afraid you’re raising a little delinquent? Is your eight- or nine-year-old lacking in sympathy for others, and unwilling to provide…

17th Nov 2015

Is music good for your child’s future?

We all know, instinctively, that music is good for us, and for our children. Who can deny the affect that music has…

17th Nov 2015

Research on link between music education and academic achievement

Researchers from the University of Kansas have confirmed what decades of anecdotal evidence and the evidence on this site and elsewhere suggests:…

9th Nov 2015

Study shows the development benefits of jamming with toddlers

Playing music with toddlers could benefit their development even more than shared reading, according to University of Queensland research. A UQ-led study…

12th Oct 2015

ABRSM & Music for Youth Video: How children can benefit from making music

Joe Broughton’s musical interaction with school kids outside Symphony hall. Clips of Music for Youth’s artist in residence, Joe Broughton, conducting a…

12th Oct 2015

Dramatic SATs results increase at schools working with Opera North

Opera North is celebrating a dramatic increase in academic achievement at two primary schools where Opera North Education delivers large scale Community…

12th Oct 2015


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