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The latest developments in the music education sector

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

Three-year partnership will create inspirational choral opportunities for secondary school students in Nottinghamshire

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB), Nottinghamshire Music Hub (NMH) and the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham (TRCH)…

6th May 2016

Feeling Music, the music project for Newham’s deaf & partially-hearing young people

Newham Music’s Feeling Music project provides high-quality music provision for deaf and partially-hearing children and young people in and outside of schools…

3rd Mar 2016

All our children deserve a rich cultural education; not all of them are getting it

Peter Bazalgette, the chairman of Arts Council England, argues that ‘all pupils should have the opportunity to create, compose, and perform their…

9th Feb 2016

Sing Up introduces a new membership for secondary schools

Sing Up, the organisation with an 8-year history of supporting singing in primary schools, has launched a new membership package for secondary…

8th Feb 2016

Portsmouth & Southampton Music Hub host Solent Cultural Conference

Educational professionals and music teachers from all over the country came to Portsmouth on Friday 5th February for the annual Solent Cultural…

5th Feb 2016

Noise from the Next Generation – Nottingham Music Hub’s Competition Returns

Noise from the Next Generation, organised by Nottingham Music Hub, gives opportunities to young people, aged 11-19 to show off their talent…

3rd Feb 2016

Ed Vaizey: ‘no excuse’ for lack of diversity in British orchestras

British orchestras must make “a real step change” to allow a wider diversity of backgrounds into their ranks, according to culture minister,…

25th Jan 2016

NDCS announce that Raising the Bar is back!

Due to last year’s huge success NDCS are thrilled to announce that Raising the Bar is back! We are searching for the…

25th Jan 2016

Ten Pieces Proms announced: 23 & 24 July at the Royal Albert Hall

For the second year running, BBC Music’s classical music initiative Ten Pieces will take over the world-famous Royal Albert Hall – this…

18th Jan 2016