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Benefits of Music Education

Music Education and the Multiplier Effect

The value of incorporating music into a child’s education cannot be understated. There is a heap of incontestable research showing that an…

18th Jun 2015

Music education key to raising literacy and numeracy standards

Is the answer to the complex issue of raising literacy and numeracy standards just about giving more “prime learning” time and emphasis…

15th Jun 2015

Stop “Defending” Music Education

Today I ran across one more xeroxed handout touting the test-taking benefits of music education, defending music as a great tool for…

15th Jun 2015

‘To build character, schools must give their pupils a growth mindset and a rounded education in the arts’

The former star of TV hit ‘Tough Young Teachers’ picks apart the current vogue for promoting ‘character education’ The issue of building…

8th Jun 2015

Should young people study the arts? – a Get Creative debate from the Hay Festival

Young people are often told to prioritise some subjects over others, to focus on getting a job and to think about the…

8th Jun 2015

How music education helps children excel

Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit…

1st Jun 2015

What if every child had access to music education from birth? – Anita Collins, TEDxCanberra

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Anita Collins shares how learning music influences…

26th May 2015

STEAM, not just STEM Education Infographic

Taken from E Learning Infographics

21st May 2015

Sistema Scotland’s Big Noise orchestras has positive effect on local community

The initial findings of a long-term study show that Sistema Scotland’s Big Noise orchestras are having a positive effect on the local…

20th May 2015

Extra music training improves students’ visual and auditory memory

Researchers from the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen, Germany studied the influence of two years’ of school music training on visual and auditory memory…

5th May 2015

Cooking and music ‘are top skills UK adults want to learn’

Almost two-fifths (39%) of adults would like to be better cooks or bakers, according to a survey commissioned to launch a festival…

28th Apr 2015

The orchestra fine-tuning the performance of school students

Tenever is a high-rise housing estate with a reputation for poverty and crime, located at the end of a tram line in…

23rd Apr 2015