Mitch Moore, Executive Headteacher St Laurence’s CE Primary School (Coventry) & Queens CE Academy (Nuneaton) Diocese of Coventry Multi-Academy Trust, described in 2014 to the
In 2012, Anita Holford wrote the following blog about the creation of music education hubs in England, and how crucial head teacher support for music education is to make England’s National Music Plan work.
A primary school in Yorkshire has gone from being in special measures, to being in the top 10 per cent nationally for progress in reading, writing
The National Association for Music Education in Virginia, USA, has a very useful advocacy resource which gathers together research on music education.
CNN interviewed rock star Eddie Van Halen recently, about his work with Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, a group that helps get instruments to economically-disadvantaged young people. In 2012, Eddie Van Halen donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to students in low-income schools.
Education policy-makers and schools are adopting an increasingly evidence-based approach to teaching and learning, and the cultural sector needs better evidence about the value of the arts in schools.
Too many schools and educators are still treating music as background noise, says the executive director of a US music charity. Many don’t realise that even in the smallest doses, the impact of music is vast.
A way for USA parents and grandparents to advocate for music education.
Anita Holford and Dyfan Wyn Owen find out how parents and grandparents can support and champion music education.
The US-based National Association for Music Education (NAfME)’s award winning Broader Minded advocacy campaign was created to offer a compelling and thorough case for providing music education experiences to all. To read more, click anywhere on this excerpt …