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  • Understanding Musical Learning: Music v Music Education

    Dr Elizabeth Stafford explores themes from Unit 1 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators. Anyone who has spent any amount of time in the company of young people, whether as a parent, teacher or as a passer-by, will instantly recognise that music is extremely important to young people’s lives. Music, like clothing, hairstyles […]

    Posted at 2:23PM on 17th October 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Understanding Musical Learning: Music v Music Education
  • pBuzz Resource awarded 5 stars by Teach Primary

    We are delighted to announce that the KS1 Music Teaching Resource which we developed in conjunction with award-winning brass instrument developers Warwick Music Group, has won the Music category of the 2018 Teach Primary Resource Awards with the maximum rating of 5 stars!   Developed with mini-musician’s little hands in mind, the creators of pBuzz, […]

    Posted at 8:26PM on 8th October 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on pBuzz Resource awarded 5 stars by Teach Primary
  • Birmingham Awards: We’ve been shortlisted!

    We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Birmingham Awards in the Contribution to Education category! The awards will be decided by a combination of a public vote and a judging panel, and the winners will be announced on 24th November. Please vote for us here: https://www.birminghamawards.co.uk/voting/  

    Posted at 5:58PM on 4th October 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Birmingham Awards: We’ve been shortlisted!
  • Top Ten Tips for surviving a year of teaching music

    Every month in 2018 we’re celebrating our 10th birthday by publishing top ten tips for teachers! This month’s – very much tongue-in-cheek – tips are written by Dr Elizabeth Stafford. We hope they make you smile! Set your ground rules early – don’t touch those instruments when I’m speaking, or else!   Appoint some music […]

    Posted at 4:31PM on 21st September 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Top Ten Tips for surviving a year of teaching music
  • Blog: Top Ten Tips for using World Music in the Classroom

    To celebrate Music Education Solutions® 10th Birthday, we’re posting our top ten tips for different aspects of music education each month during 2018! This month’s Top Ten gives advice on teaching World Music, and is written by guest blogger Mike Simpson of Inspire-Works. Do your research. There are many great resources available on the web […]

    Posted at 11:59AM on 6th July 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Blog: Top Ten Tips for using World Music in the Classroom
  • Blog: Top Ten Tips for Leading Singing in the Classroom

    To celebrate Music Education Solutions® 10th Birthday, we’re posting our top ten tips for different aspects of music education each month during 2018! This month’s Top Ten gives advice on leading singing in the classroom, and is written by Dr Elizabeth Stafford. It’s about THEIR singing not YOUR singing. You don’t have to be an […]

    Posted at 1:37PM on 29th June 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Blog: Top Ten Tips for Leading Singing in the Classroom
  • MES 10th Birthday Party Photo Gallery 8th June 2018

    Posted at 7:24PM on 20th June 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on MES 10th Birthday Party Photo Gallery 8th June 2018
  • MES celebrates award success!

    Music Education Solutions has been nominated for not one, but TWO awards! We are finalists in the Educational Resource Provider of the Year category at the Education Awards, alongside the Shakespeare Schools Foundation and Shoutout UK. Judging has already taken place, and the winner will be announced on 6th July at a ceremony at Edgbaston […]

    Posted at 1:51PM on 17th June 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on MES celebrates award success!
  • #MESis10: June Competition

    Every month in 2018 we’re giving away fabulous prizes to celebrate our 10th Birthday. June is our birthday month, so we have an extra special prize on offer! You could win a free 1.5 hour INSET session for your school, music hub or service! Check our Facebook page for all the details of how to […]

    Posted at 1:47PM on 16th June 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on #MESis10: June Competition
  • Early Bird Discounts Now Available!

    For a limited period, we are offering early bird discounts on bookings for our three main events, the Singing Strategy Symposium, Curriculum Music Conference, and First Access Forum. Check the Courses and Events page for full details.

    Posted at 1:46PM on 15th June 2018 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Early Bird Discounts Now Available!