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The latest developments in the music education sector

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…

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 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

What is it like to study music at university?

This article is taken from the the first edition of Y ME? (Your Music Education) , January 2019, written by Rebecca Rimmington. This newsletter…

20th Dec 2018

How to successfully gain work experience

This article is taken from the the first edition of Y ME? (Your Music Education) , January 2019, written by Rebecca Rimmington. This newsletter…

18th Dec 2018

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 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…

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