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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

A simple visual resource to help you reflect on your unconscious bias and consider ways you might become more actively anti-racist.

This hub brings together resources exploring the history of Black performers and composers in the UK, as well as current issues around diversity and inclusion.

A downloadable calendar featuring 31 black composers with link to Spotify playlist.

This Black History resource reflects on music-making among enslaved people in former British colonies in the Southern US and Caribbean. Video, audio files and supporting PDF are all free to download, and designed for secondary educators.

Embedding inclusion in the strategy and delivery of music services is the annual findings and review of the Changing Tracks programme for 2019/20.

Read this information sheet from Wiltshire Music Connect to gain a deeper understanding about making music with children from Afghanistan.

SWLMEP is a partnership of seven music services which serve over 500 schools across South West London. The seven boroughs (Croydon, Hounslow, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth) cover an area of significant diversity in terms of ethnicity, demographic profile, education attainment and socio-economic backgrounds. SWLMEP applied for funding from Sound Connections to help with its mission to diversify the service offering to be truly inclusive of each local community.

This toolkit will be a guide on how to create a more inclusive practice which enables every child to unlock their musical potential.

Advice partner law firm Bates Wells have created a short guide for charities to develop and instil best practice in diversity and inclusivity.

Indian Takeaway, an online resource brought to you by the ISM Trust and Yogesh Dattani, complete with videos and visual resources, enables you to take away our lesson plans and successfully teach a piece of Indian classical music on any instrument.

Keynote speech and performance using MiMu gloves from singer, songwriter and music technologist Kris Halpin from Music Mark Annual Conference in Brighton, 2021.

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