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Teachers’ Pensions Scheme: Transitional Protection Regulations

Government consultation response, July 2023 If you were a member of the TPS on 31st March 2012 and had continuous service until…

A Letter to the new Schools Minister

On 13th November 2023, Damian Hinds was appointed as the new Schools Minister. Last week we wrote to The Minister to offer…

27th Nov 2023

Holiday Pay Clarity Reached

Following the Harpur Trust vs Brazel case, the UK government consulted early in 2023 on proposals to change the law on calculating…

24th Nov 2023

The closure of Oxford Brookes’ music department

We are extremely concerned to read of the proposed closure, in 2026, of the music programme at Oxford Brookes University, and the…

20th Nov 2023

Music Education Hubs are providing life changing opportunities

Following the publication of a letter sent by the ISM to the (former) Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, Music Mark adds its voice…

13th Nov 2023

“We’re losing both schools and parents”: The Cost of Music Education

Our recent survey has revealed the difficult future facing Music Hubs and Music Services in England, and in turn, the impact it…

Warwick Music Group: expanding partnerships with Music Services in England

Warwick Music Group shares what it looks like to partner with them as a music service, from facilitating progressive and inclusive teaching…

28th Sep 2023

Five Reasons to attend the upcoming Industry x Education Interface

Music Mark has partnered with the MIA to host an all-day event with the NPME at its heart, but what makes it…

11th May 2023

Update on DfE plans for Progression Fund

The Department for Education held an early ‘market engagement’ session in March for organisations who might be interested in leading the progression…

25th Apr 2023

Music for Youth Lead Youth Celebration to Mark Coronation on Bandstands Across England

Music for Youth – National youth arts charity and National Youth Music Organisation (NYMO) – is thrilled to announce the staging of a…

14th Apr 2023

Charanga and RSL Awards partner to support beginner instrumentalists digitally

Teachers and learners can now access interactive versions of RSL Awards’ Rockschool Method Books on Charanga’s award-winning music platform. Seven methods are…

27th Feb 2023

Alan Surtees Trust opens 2023 funding for young folk performers  

Folk musicians, dancers, singers or performers from all cultures are being invited to apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help…

15th Feb 2023

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