On 17 May 2022, The Welsh Government released their National Plan for Music Education which includes provision for the establishment of a National Music Service.
Below, we’ve collated some resources to help you learn more about the National Plan.
Read the Plan or it’s easy read counterpart – Available here
Read our initial statement and response to the Plan – Available here
Hitting the Right Note: Inquiry into funding for and access to Music Education in Wales – Available here
Find out more about the research that led to the National Plan – Available here
Music Mark events around the National Plan
On 7 July 2022, Music Mark held a summit for the music education sector to discuss the new National Plan for Music Education in Wales. The webinar was chaired by Bridget Whyte, CEO of Music Mark, and Rhian Hutchings, CEO of Anthem, and featured panellists Emma Archer, and Mari Pritchard who discussed the genesis of the Plan, the National Music Service for Wales, the implications of the Plan and answered your questions. Watch the webinar here.
National Plans from across the UK
The National Plan for Music Education in Englad (2022) – Available here
The Scottish Strategy for Music Education from MEPG (2022) – Available here