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The College of Teaching unveils its new board of trustees

The College of Teaching, a new independent chartered professional body for the profession, has today appointed 13 founding trustees. The trustees –…

28th Sep 2015

Music education is a journey that should never have a final destination – the secret to Brent Music Service’s success!

What’s the secret of the success of Brent’s music service? A belief that music education is never over, writes Clair Tomalin. Brent…

24th Sep 2015

Kate Phipps – Music SLE

Continuing our series of interviews with Music SLEs (Specialist Leaders of Education), today we are talking to Kate Phipps of Gartree High…

23rd Sep 2015

Post grad Qualification for experienced Music Educators

The Teaching Musician is a postgraduate qualification for experienced music educators and leaders offered by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance….

21st Sep 2015

Pupils learn musical instruments online in rural North Yorkshire schools

“Children living in rural areas currently miss out when it comes to music education. The use of digital technology could put an…

18th Sep 2015

Gemma Martino – Music SLE

This is the second in a series of posts introducing our readers to Music SLEs (Specialist Leaders of Education). Today, we’re speaking…

16th Sep 2015

Seven ways that modern conservatoires can prepare students for classical music professions

Are modern conservatoires adequately preparing students for careers in the modern music industry? David Bahanovich is Assistant Director of Music at Trinity Laban…

16th Sep 2015

How welcoming is your choir?

Chris Rowbury has written a great article about combating the formation of cliques in adult choirs, which can be found by clicking…

16th Sep 2015

Stella Knight – Music SLE

Specialist Leaders of Education are a relatively new initiative launched to provide teachers with support from experienced colleagues.  Music Mark is running…

15th Sep 2015

Last Night of the Proms – ‘Prommers roared their approval for power of music education’

Always the same, always a little different. Getting the balance right at the Last Night is always tricky, though there are some…

14th Sep 2015

Orchestra Live’s Chief Exec on their crucial partnerships with local authorities

Orchestras Live is passionate that people from all backgrounds should have the opportunity to participate in and enjoy the highest quality orchestral…

11th Sep 2015

From closure to creation – Gareth Churcher, Cornwall Music Service Trust

Since Cornwall Council closed its schools music service, an independent service has emerged that is no longer at the mercy of politicians,…

11th Sep 2015


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