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Raising awareness around the importance of music education

Nick Gibb: the importance of high-quality arts education

The Schools Minister talks to the Music and Drama Expo about arts as part of a broad and balanced curriculum.    …

10th Feb 2017

ImagineNation Parliamentary Launch

On the 24th of January, the CLA will be launching its new publication, ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning at the House of Commons…

12th Jan 2017

Hearts for the Arts

What Next? and the National Campaign for the Arts have come together to launch a new initiative to reward and thank Councils,…

1st Nov 2016

Health and Wellbeing Month in association with Help Musicians UK, BAPAM and Musicians Union

The fourth year of Health and Wellbeing Month, a partnership between Help Musicians UK (HMUK), British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM)…

18th Jul 2016

House of Commons Twitter debate on the Ebacc

Ahead of the House of Commons debate on the English Baccalaureate, the @HouseOfCommons Twitter account will be hosting a live Twitter debate…

27th Jun 2016

Music Mark and ISM launch GCSE music research survey

The subject associations for music education have teamed up with the University of Sussex to carry out vital research into music and…

9th Jun 2016

Making Music’s ‘Music Libraries’

Making Music has been campaigning in various parts of the UK to prevent closures and find sustainable solutions for music sets services…

2nd Jun 2016

Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just what classical music needs

Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE reflects on the importance of music education for all pupils. Click here to read the article.

18th May 2016

Ebacc petition reaches 100,000 signatures

The Bacc for the Future campaign has reached the number of petition signatures required for the Ebacc to be considered for debate…

21st Apr 2016

‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’ – The Education White Paper

The Department for Education published their ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’, the education white paper, on 17th March 2016 – you can read the…

18th Apr 2016

Local Government and the Arts: the future

Arts Council Chair urges local authorities as arts and culture funding falls. Sir Peter Bazalgette urged local authorities to work with the…

18th Apr 2016

The Importance of Music Education

What if there was one activity that could benefit every student in every school across the nation? An activity that could improve…

18th Apr 2016