The impact of an ArtsTrain music making programme has been highlighted in a new evaluation report.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a classic music training programme (Démos) on the cognitive development of children from low socio-economic backgrounds.
The recently launched ‘Sounds of Intent in the Early Years’ research report provides powerful evidence that every child should have the right to access music.
Education Through Music (ETM) is a New York-based charity which partners with under-resourced schools in New York City to provide music as a core subject for all students. Its evaluation report gives useful insights into its vision, mission and values as well as its process and outcomes.
Urban music is an economic success story, but music education is not serving the young creators of this work, many of whom come from diverse and working-class backgrounds.
The Unisa Music Foundation in South Africa is giving about 1,400 students from disadvantaged backgrounds access to musical instruments and free lessons.
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.
Brass for Africa was founded nearly 10 years ago to help disadvantaged children in Uganda to discover self-confidence and pride within themselves from playing together in a brass band.