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The latest developments in the music education sector

Music and football share the stage

Communities in the West End of Newcastle starred in their own life stories alongside Royal Northern Sinfonia at St James’ Park. ‘We,…

25th Nov 2016

Autumn Statement summary

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement included a few announcements relevant to the world of music education, including: the Royal Society of Arts has been…

24th Nov 2016

Creative Industries Federation responds to the Autumn Statement

John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, said: “We recognise that this is a sober and cautious Autumn Statement from…

24th Nov 2016

NFER Evaluation of In Harmony

Arts Council England commissioned NFER to undertake a national evaluation of In Harmony from 2012/13 to 2014/15. In Harmony aims to inspire…

21st Nov 2016

Thousands of children to benefit from music and arts investment

The government has announced more than £300 million to help young people from every background enjoy the benefits of music and the…

18th Nov 2016

Drums for Schools launches new SEN Music Range

SEN resources needn’t be costly or technically difficult. Our SEN range is suitable for all ages and abilities and designed to get everyone actively engaged,…

31st Oct 2016

‘Incredible’ Night of Film and Music for Portsmouth Music Hub

Mr Incredible took time out from saving the world on Friday 23rd September for a special evening of music, popcorn and a…

29th Sep 2016

Press release: Music Mark launches Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) Research Report

Key findings clearly demonstrate that it is possible to implement WCET programmes in ways that lead to high continuation rates and high…

28th Sep 2016

EFDSS announces a new commission – ‘The Theatre Ballads’

A project to translate traditional folk ballads into theatre has been chosen as the winner of a competitive commissioning process by the…

21st Sep 2016

Royal Society–British Academy joint project on educational research

A new call for views from the Royal Society-British Academy joint project. High quality research has the potential to transform education in…

16th Sep 2016

BBC Ten Pieces Party Live Lesson

The BBC Live Lesson takes place on Friday 23rd September at 11am. Running time is approximately 50 mins. The Ten Pieces Party Live Lesson is aimed…

16th Sep 2016

Funding boost for schools helping pupils develop character

The DfE has opened applications for character grants aimed at schools promoting traits such as resilience and respect through music, debating, sports and more….

2nd Jun 2016