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Raising awareness around the importance of music education

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

Story first published in TES.   Network of 121 music education hubs and jobs of more than 12,000 peripatetic music teachers at…

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…

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 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 consults its members on the Model Music Curriculum

The UK Association of Music Education – Music Mark invites its membership to discuss the Department for Education’s (DfE) Model Music Curriculum draft and…

Music Mark members examine the crisis in secondary music at Symposium in Sheffield

Music Mark’s Secondary Symposium on February 25th invited its membership to discuss the crisis in secondary music education provision and examine how…

28th Feb 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

Music Mark and ISM respond to falling provision of music education in secondary schools

Recent reports published by the University of Sussex and the Musicians’ Union have shone a spotlight on the provision of music education…

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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