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The latest developments in the music education sector

Music Mark CEO joins National Plan for Music Education Monitoring Board

The UK Association for Music Education – Music Mark works hard to influence policy and practice on behalf of its membership across…

13th Jun 2023

#MusicMark10: ‘10 Things’ in Reflection – How Music Changed the Way I Learn

In March 2020, Music Mark launched their advocacy campaign, “10 Things Schools Should Know About Music”, or ‘10 Things’ for short.  Three…

2nd Jun 2023

Music Mark expands A Common Approach, adding new instruments

One year on since launching A Common Approach in its new digital format, Music Mark has expanded the resource and added new…

25th Apr 2023

#MusicMark10: Celebrating milestones and stepping into the next decade

As we mark our ten-year anniversary, CEO of Music Mark, Bridget Whyte, reflects on the organisation’s milestones since its beginnings, highlights our…

17th Apr 2023

Recruitment, Change, and Alternate Universes: Inside the 2023 Spring Summit

Having attended the 2023 Spring Summit as part of her placement with Music Mark, Julia Cusworth – second year undergraduate Music and…

12th Apr 2023

What’s on at Music Mark this Summer Term?

Enhance your skills and connect with the wider music education community this Summer term with Music Mark’s programme of training and events….

22nd Mar 2023

DfE ‘Prescribed Geographies’ to be tested with further consultation

Music Mark has learned today that its recommendation for additional consultation to test the ‘prescribed geographies’ will take place. The term ‘prescribed…

10th Mar 2023

“Let your creativity lead you down new paths”: Advice and findings from our music technology survey

The publication of the National Plan for Music Education in England in June 2022 announced that four national Music Hub Centres of…

9th Mar 2023

Music Mark Annual Conference 2023: Call for Content

  Call out for content at our 2023 Annual Conference in Southampton, 27 – 28 November What does our conference theme ‘dynamism’…

8th Mar 2023

Tackling Professional Isolation: Bringing Vocal and Instrumental Teachers Together

Music education consultant and A Common Approach editor Catherine Brentnall highlights the issue of isolation among vocal and instrumental teachers and introduces Music…

6th Mar 2023

“We believe in the importance of #MusicEd”: Schools across the UK are recognised for their commitment

2,500 schools from across the UK have signed up for their free year of membership to our Music Mark Schools programme. We’re…

Lost in Conversation: Concerns about the Music Hub Investment Process consultation

Music Mark is concerned that a focus on provision of an equitable, diverse and inclusive Music Education is being lost within the…

10th Jan 2023