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DRILLOSOPHY for Mental Health Awareness Week

Episode 2 of Drillosophy is out in time for Mental Health Awareness Week, it focuses on ‘catharsis’ and rap lyricism as a…

19th May 2020

Drillosophy with Ciaran Thapar and Reveal

Music education charity Roadworks have partnered with Mixtape Madness to launch Drillosophy. Drillosophy is a response to the COVID-19 lockdown, giving young…

4th May 2020

Subject associations respond to surge in demand for home learning support

Subject associations are experiencing a surge in demand for practical resources to support home learning as schools close to all but the…

Creating Music at Home from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has launched Creating Music at Home, two sets of fun digital resources to encourage children to create music in…

28th Apr 2020

Music Publishers Association set to discover the next generation of film-music composers with ‘My Music in the Movies’ sync talent competition for 11-18 year olds

Ever wanted to hear your music in a film or TV show? Ever wondered how this could be possible? During these unsettling…

23rd Apr 2020

Eilidh’s Trust Seeks Advice to Design Support Scheme for Youth Music Education During COVID-19

The Eilidh MacLeod Memorial Trust is calling for guidance and advice to create a bespoke support scheme for youth music education across…

22nd Apr 2020

Ofqual’s examination guidance

The Secretary of State for Education announced the 2020 exam series would be cancelled to help fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19),…

7th Apr 2020

Zoom and Online Safeguarding in the age of Cornavirus COVID-19

As the UK lockdown continues, the education community is increasingly required to develop their online offer. The platform Zoom is being widely…

The Commonwealth Resounds launch The Commonwealth Coronavirus Composition Challenge

This exciting new competition has been created to help young people around the world whose schools have closed to compose music which…

1st Apr 2020

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…

Guidance for Providers of Curriculum Support to schools and pupils

On Friday DFE and ACE announced the latest advice for curriculum providers. Latest coronavirus advice – face-to-face activity to be suspended You…

23rd Mar 2020

Online Teaching Support for Music Hubs and Services

In the light of coronavirus (COVID-19) a number of music services and hubs have asked for advice and support with online teaching. Musictutors.co.uk…

17th Mar 2020

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