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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

Music Mark members and DfE discuss refreshed National Plan for Music Education

This March, the Department of Education (DfE) was invited to lead on discussions about the proposed refresh of the National Plan for…

25th Mar 2019

Keep the wheels turning: a response to the Music Commission report

The publication of the Music Commission’s report, Returning Our Ambitions for Music Learning: Every Child Taking Music Further, was welcomed by Music…

19th Mar 2019

Music Mark warns disadvantaged children at risk unless DfE support Hubs in Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Music Mark has submitted a collective response to the  Department of Education’s public consultation on the increase of teachers’ pension contributions to 23.6%…

Music Mark helps secure additional DfE funding for Music Education Hubs

Today, the Department of Education (DfE) announced an additional £1.33 million for Music Education Hubs to meet their growing financial challenge in…

11th Jan 2019

Schools’ music provision is patchy, says Music Mark CEO at Annual Conference

From the 22nd to the 23rd of November, the Music Mark Annual Conference 2018 brought together over 350 delegates to discuss Youth Voice…

Music Mark consults its members on the future of the National Plan for Music Education

This year, Music Mark travelled up and down the country to consult its membership on the National Plan for Music Education (NPME) and…

22nd Oct 2018

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