In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Elle Williams, a classically-trained guitarist who specialises solely in one-to-one music lessons with disabled people and those with additional needs.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Ruth Jones about the role of freelancers in the arts and music sector.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Simon Glenister, Director of Noise Solution, a social enterprise based in Bury
A four-year study of young people involved with Youth Music projects in England, shows that they prefer to have autonomy over their own learning, and be able to choose music which is more relevant to them.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Nick Howdle and Sophie Amstell of Wiltshire Music Connect, which is a music education hub.
With Olly Murs and other stars performing in a major mental health fundraiser a couple of weeks ago, Music 4 Mental Health, music and mental health is in the headlines again. Most of us have used music at some point to improve our mood or add atmosphere to our surroundings. But how does music impact on our emotional wellbeing and how can you use it to improve your own or others’ mental health?
Feedspot has recently put us in the Top 10 of music education blogs and websites to follow in 2018.
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Beijing Normal University have found that piano lessons help improve children’s language skills.
Early childhood music training can lead to improvements in both musical skills and language skills, according to Dr Sean Hutchins at the Royal Conservatory of
This meta-analysis looked at the impact of music intervention on reading-related skills in children and suggests ‘modest gains’* for children receiving music training, compared with
The ability to synchronise with a beat could indicate how well children of pre-school age will develop their future reading skills.
Sir Ken Robinson’s new book, ‘You, Your Child and School’ is a useful book for anyone advocating music education and is aimed directly at parents.