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Repertoire Revealed for BBC Ten Pieces III

BBC Ten Pieces reveal the third repertoire list for academic year 2017/18 making a total of thirty pieces of classical music to…

6th Mar 2017

How music benefits children

How music benefits children Dawn Rose, University of Hertfordshire Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to…

27th Feb 2017

Music and the Deaf Awarded Funding To Deliver Free Workshops In Schools

Music and the Deaf is delighted to announce it has secured funding to deliver a number of music workshops in schools free…

20th Feb 2017

Justine Greening: teachers – the experts driving social mobility

Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening addresses the Chartered College of Teaching with her vision for the profession.   “Thank you,…

17th Feb 2017

Nick Gibb: the importance of high-quality arts education

The Schools Minister talks to the Music and Drama Expo about arts as part of a broad and balanced curriculum.    …

10th Feb 2017

BBC Ten Pieces Seeks Young People’s Inspirational Words

How to inspire one of the next Ten Pieces We will be commissioning a new piece as part of a third set…

6th Feb 2017

‘Brexit may force progress on arts education’, MPs told

Leaving the European Union presents opportunities to make education policy and the visa system more responsive to the needs of the creative…

6th Feb 2017

CLA publishes ‘ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning’

The Cultural Learning Alliance has published ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning. This new publication builds on our original ‘ImagineNation: the case for…

25th Jan 2017

CIF welcomes the creative industries as a key government sector

The Creative Industries Federation has responded to the announcement that the creative industries are now a ‘key government sector’. We warmly welcome…

23rd Jan 2017

The impact of instrumental music learning on attainment

The British Journal of Music Education recently published a research article by Professor Susan Hallam and Kevin Rogers on the impact that learning a…

23rd Jan 2017

Education Secretary announces 6 new opportunity areas

Speaking at the offices of PwC at an event jointly hosted with the Sutton Trust, Education Secretary Justine Greening set out the…

19th Jan 2017

Week of 100 gigs to transform young lives

Youth Music is calling on music lovers, musicians, promoters and venues across the nation to put on a fundraising gig between 24-31 March…

18th Jan 2017


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