According to a recent research report, Sistema Scotland’s social change programme in Aberdeen – Big Noise Torry – has enhanced participants’ ability to learn in school, improved academic and behavioural skills, boosted school attendance rates, and improved their emotional wellbeing.
Dr Nina Kraus explains the vital role of music in learning at this ARTSpeaks event in Illinois in 2017.
The results of Northwestern University research published in 2015 show that music training is related to the development of selective attention and inhibitory control.
Charlotte C Gill’s opinion piece in The Guardian says schools in England need to stop teaching music in such an academic way.
New research from the University of Sussex reveals that the controversial English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is having a negative impact music in schools, and researchers suggest that music could be facing extinction.
A useful infographic about the relationship between music education and brain development, thanks to Ward-Brodt Music Store, Wisconsin, USA.