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Our response to DfE’s Call for Evidence on the National Plan for Music Education

  The first National Plan for Music Education (NPME) published in 2011 set out a ‘flexible template for high quality music provision throughout a…

13th Feb 2020

Saved by the bell: Continued funding and uplift secured for Music Hubs

The UK Association of Music Education – Music Mark has today received confirmation from the Department of Education (DfE) of ongoing funding…

5th Nov 2019

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…

“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…

To the Secretary of State for Education – an open letter published in The Times

Penned and sent by The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and The UK Association of Music Education – Music Mark.  See letter…

Nottingham Music Hub announces new approach to supporting access to music for disabled children

An initiative announced by the Nottingham Music Hub (NMH) will pilot a new approach to ensuring that disabled children are able to…

11th Jun 2019

Department for Education grants BBE national Child Performance Licensing BOPA

Brass Bands England (BBE) is pleased to announce that the Department for Education has awarded a national Body of Persons Approval (BOPA),…

31st 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…

Music Education Council launches Child Performance Licensing Survey

A group of Music Education Council’s Member Organisations has come together to look at how as a sector we can address the issue…

10th May 2019

Music Mark launches consultation and online forum on Model Music Curriculum

Music Mark has launched its consultation on the Model Music Curriculum, inviting Music Mark Members, School members and Corporate Partners to discuss the…

25th Apr 2019

Music Mark successfully lobbies DfE to support Hubs with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Music Mark welcomes the outcome of the Department of Education’s (DfE) Teachers’ Pension Scheme consultation which has confirmed not only support for…

16th Apr 2019

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