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Looking ahead: Westminster Forum discusses music education of today and tomorrow

This past Monday 7th of October, Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte took part in the Westminster Education Forum policy conference, dedicated to…

Sound and Music publish new report outlining a crisis of creativity in music education

New report finds a crisis of creativity in music education, risking the future of composing in the UK Ground-breaking research from Sound…

3rd Oct 2019

“Arts and culture can heal division”. We caught up with our conference Keynote, MEP Magid Magid

In the run up to our Annual Conference 2019, dedicated to the theme of Partnership, Collaboration and Enterprise, we are asking delegates…

26th Sep 2019

Risk to teachers’ jobs and access to music education as hub funding not confirmed

Network of 121 music education hubs and jobs of more than 12,000 peripatetic music teachers at risk Current funding settlement for music…

“Celebrate the successes!”, and other things we learned from Music Mark’s Leadership Development Programme

What does leadership actually mean, and what kind of leader are you? How can you get better at it? As the next…

5th Sep 2019

Stormzy, Mozart and all that Jazz – Huntington School can do it all

Words and photos by Stephanie Kennedy   Secondary School Music is currently in crisis. There are falling numbers of students taking up…

7th Jun 2019

Happier staff = happier students. Music Mark talks wellbeing maths with Rachel Pink

As Music Mark prepares for its upcoming Leadership Development Programme session on Staff Wellbeing this June 18th, we caught up with Rachel…

31st May 2019

Young Poets Changing The World

Why would a Music Hub, which is committed to providing musical opportunities for children and young people, start dabbling in poetry? It’s…

24th May 2019

Music Mark publishes Model Music Curriculum Member Consultation

The UK Association of Music Education – Music Mark has produced its Music Mark Model Curriculum Consultation paper to inform the Department of Education’s…

Home from Home: Y ME goes behind the scenes of NYTC

This article is taken from Y ME? (because it’s Your Music Education), May 2019, guest edited by Amplify, a Blaze Arts project. This…

30th Apr 2019

I study music at university, and I don’t regret it!

This article is taken from Y ME? (because it’s Your Music Education), May 2019, guest edited by Amplify, a Blaze Arts project. This…

30th Apr 2019

2nd edition of Y ME?, newsletter for young people by young people, out April 30th!

Y ME? is a new newsletter that hopes to provide young musicians and music enthusiasts with guidance on how to continue their music…

16th Apr 2019

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