Skip to navigation Skip to main content

Commentaries

Magic, Improvisation and all that Jazz

What Music Education could be according to YolanDa Brown   In January 2018, award-winning saxophonist, composer and broadcaster YolanDa Brown  became the new…

3rd Aug 2018

Music Mark CEO shares thoughts on equity of access and opportunity in SEND music

As part of  A Bright Future for SEND Music in Greater Essex national conference on June 22nd, Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte used her…

3rd Jul 2018

Should I leave my role as the leader of a Music Education Hub?

  Jennifer McKie, Hub lead of the Lincolnshire Music Education Hub, considers the importance of leadership development programmes and the impact they…

20th Jun 2018

Music that heals – A photo essay into the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital

Rhythmix created the “Wishing Well” Music in Healthcare programme in 2013 to bring live music-making activities right to the bedsides of children…

27th Apr 2018

Music Mark’s response to the Ofsted consultation

We have submitted a response on behalf of our membership to Ofsted’s ‘Better inspection for all’ consultation. A copy of the response is available to…

8th Dec 2014

Music Mark’s Response to ‘Don’t Stop the Music’

Following the 2 part series of ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ on Channel 4, Music Mark has written the following response on behalf of our membership….

29th Sep 2014

Music Mark Response to the Government’s Consultations on GCSE and A-Level reforms

Thank you to all Music Mark members who contributed their comments in support of the recent GCSE and A-Level Consultations. Please find…

22nd Sep 2014

Young People and the Arts – Music Mark’s Response to the Labour Consultation

Graeme Smith, Trustee of Music Mark and Head of Croydon Music and Arts, has submitted a response to the Labour consultation on…

22nd Sep 2014

Music Mark Response to the ESG Consultation

Music Mark has submitted a response to the Government’s ESG consultation. Read Chair Nigel M Taylor’s full response

19th Jun 2014

Music Mark Response to the Government’s Consultation on Savings to the Education Services Grant 2015-16

Submission from Nigel M Taylor, Chair 19th June 2014 4 a) Are there any reasons why local authority expenditure on central support…

19th Jun 2014

Another brick in the wall; or lives without music?

When the coalition government’s National Plan for Music Education (NPME) was first published in November 2011 it was welcomed for its demonstration…

28th Apr 2014

Music Mark Statement – Cuts to Music Education Budgets

The Department for Education consultation “Savings to the Education Services Grant for 2015-16” launched on 27 March 2014 has caused consternation amongst the…

22nd Apr 2014

Menu