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The latest developments in the music education sector

Good News Stories at a Difficult Time

Following drastic curbing measures in a bid to slow the spread of Coronavirus, the country has spent the last few weeks facing extraordinary challenges. The recent closure of schools has raised many questions…

Music Mark publishes guidance to completing the DfE’s Consultation on the National Plan for Music Education

On the  24th February 2020 a group of CEOs and senior managers from across the Music Education and Industry met together to discuss the…

Music Mark & ISM write to the Secretary of State for Education

Alongside the ISM we’ve written to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson about Hub Funding. We wrote, You will know…

21st Feb 2020

Music Mark: Our Vision and Mission

   ‘I would teach children music, physics and philosophy, but most importantly music’ – Plato Music Mark believes that over 2,000 years…

14th Feb 2020

Our response to DfE’s Call for Evidence on the National Plan for Music Education

  The first National Plan for Music Education (NPME) published in 2011 set out a ‘flexible template for high quality music provision throughout a…

13th Feb 2020

Meet the Trainer: Ruth Lesirge, Honorary President of the Association of Chairs, talks to Music Mark

“I am often heard saying that there are 120 Music Education Hubs in England and 121 ways of running one, but what…

7th Feb 2020

Music Mark Response to the Arts Council’s new 10 Year Strategy – ‘Let’s Create’

Music Mark is the UK Association for Music Education, a Membership Organisation that provides support to those who share our vision of…

4th Feb 2020

Music Mark Conference 2020 – Call for Content

Please note due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have decided to extend our deadline to accept the Conference 2020 Call for Content form….

30th Jan 2020

Music Mark Annual Conference 2019: How We Played the Bigger Game

Music Mark’s Annual Conference visited Sheffield this year for two days of discussion, debate, networking and workshops in the magnificent Cutlers’ Hall….

28th Nov 2019

Saved by the bell: Continued funding and uplift secured for Music Hubs

The UK Association of Music Education – Music Mark has today received confirmation from the Department of Education (DfE) of ongoing funding…

5th Nov 2019

Looking ahead: Westminster Forum discusses music education of today and tomorrow

This past Monday 7th of October, Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte took part in the Westminster Education Forum policy conference, dedicated to…

“Arts and culture can heal division”. We caught up with our conference Keynote, MEP Magid Magid

In the run up to our Annual Conference 2019, dedicated to the theme of Partnership, Collaboration and Enterprise, we are asking delegates…

26th Sep 2019