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Research supporting the teaching, learning & development of music education

This booklet summarises the 10 key benefits of music, from recognition within the ‘National Plan for Music Education ‘ that music is an educational building block through to the inclusive nature of music irrespective of abilities.

A Population-Level Analysis of Associations Between School Music Participation and Academic Achievement

2019 research from Martin Guhn, Scott D. Emerson, and Peter Gouzouasis

ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music, and its partners have published Making Music, the most comprehensive survey of the learning, progression and teaching of musical instruments ever undertaken in the UK.

Tools and guidance, blogs and case studies to help you break down barriers to music-making. From the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England and Youth Music.

Blog post from Martin Fautley (Professor of Education at Birmingham City University)

This new report from Sound and Music finds a crisis of creativity in music education, risking the future of composing in the UK. The report outlines urgent issues facing teachers and students today, and 21 key recommendations to help combat them.

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music – Welsh Translation
Cerddoriaeth: 10 Peth y Dylai Ysgolion Wybod


A report spells out how digital technology could revolutionise the way schools provide music tuition in rural areas.

Explore free, downloadable materials for using English traditional folk song, music, dance, drama and other arts in your teaching and learning. Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings.

Research by Youth Music in collaboration with Birmingham City University.