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The latest developments in the music education sector

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

2nd edition of Y ME?, newsletter for young people by young people, out April 30th!

Y ME? is a new newsletter that hopes to provide young musicians and music enthusiasts with guidance on how to continue their music…

16th Apr 2019

Watch out! National Youth Training Choir are taking over our Instagram!

Next week, we’re handing the keys to the Music Mark Instagram account over to the National Youth Training Choir! From Friday 12…

Nicola Benedetti videos come to the Charanga platform

An exciting collaboration with the acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti brings her inspirational “With Nicky” videos to Charanga’s digital music education platform and…

2nd Apr 2019

Call for content for Music Mark Annual Conference 2019

Music Mark is calling for content for its Annual Conference, taking place from the 21st to the 22nd of November 2019, at the Cutlers…

1st 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…

5th Mar 2019

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%…

6th Feb 2019

Music Mark launches Y ME? – a publication by young people, for young people

Y ME? is a new newsletter that hopes to provide young musicians and music enthusiasts with guidance on how to continue their music…

15th Jan 2019

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

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