Restoring music in schools

Restore the Music UK is a newly launched charity which seeks to reinstate access to music for every child in primary and secondary schools across London

Lee Fellows from the Academy of Contemporary Music shares advice on how teachers can spot the early warning signs and what techniques can address nerves

The arts are instrumental to academic achievement and personal development – and should be as important in schools as sport, writes Paul Roseby, artistic director of the National Youth Theatre

Maintaining high levels of music education

Europe’s largest music education event was bigger than ever before this year. Music Teacher magazine editor and head of content Alex Stevens reports on a successful two days.

Finding the right note in music education

Taking place on 25-26 February 2016, the Music Education Expo is Europe’s largest conference and exhibition for anyone involved in music education.

With creative subjects seemingly taking a backseat to the government focus on Ebacc subjects, Ewan Grant, MD at The Notting Hill Academy of Music, discusses the importance of music education.

Setting a challenge to the arts

This month, the Arts Council launched the Cultural Education Challenge: a national call to action for the arts and education sector. Laura Gander-Howe, director of Children, Young People and Learning, Arts and Culture at Arts Council England talks more about the importance of cultural education.

The Music Education Expo is the largest exhibition and conference for music education. Joanna Wyld describes some of the key speeches and exhibitors that made this year’s show so special

Elliot Hall of London-based social enterprise Promusic LDN talks about how using mixing software in the classroom can engage students and help them explore musical concepts

Music Education Expo, which took place in February, is an exhibition and professional development conference for music teachers. Here’s a look back at some of this year’s highlights

Boosting attainment levels, encouraging team working, and improving behaviour are just some of the ways music can benefit your school, argues Virginia Haworth-Galt, chief executive of Music Mark, the UK Association for Music Education

You have the vision for a musical school, but how do you make it a reality? Start by motivating your staff, says Bette Gray-Fow

The educational benefits of participation in music making are well known. This two-part feature will provide practical and effective strategies for creating the vision, working with staff and outside agencies, engaging parents and pupils and encouraging excellence: inclusivity and quality. By Bette Gray-Fow

With music education being at yet another crossroads, it is a good time to think about accessibility to music making for all young people at secondary level, writes Carole Lindsay-Douglas of the Schools Music Association

Virginia Haworth-Galt, chief executive of the Federation of Music Services, explores the future of music education in our schools


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