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  • What makes a good music education?

    What makes a good music education?

    After a week of INSETs all over the UK, and in the light of the publicity around James Rhodes’ ‘Don’t stop the Music’ series, which airs this week, I have been thinking a lot about what makes ‘good’ music education. As a sector we are united by our common understanding that music has the power […]

    Posted at 7:59PM on 6th September 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Advice for the Non-Specialist Primary Music Coordinator

    Advice for the Non-Specialist Primary Music Coordinator

    “Mrs Stafford, can I just have a quick word? We’ve decided to make you Russian coordinator for next year.” “Um, but, I don’t speak Russian!” “Oh don’t worry about that, there’s some wonderful resources in the cupboard” “But I can’t read all these Cyrillic letters!” “Don’t worry, we know you’ll rise to the challenge!” This […]

    Posted at 4:02PM on 24th August 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Singing Strategy Symposium – Save the Date!

    Singing Strategy Symposium – Save the Date!

    On 6th November 2014 we will be hosting a Singing Strategy Symposium for vocal leads and staff from music education hubs. Drawing on our team’s experience working on six different music hub singing strategies, the event will comprise of debates, seminars, workshops and practical demonstrations designed to inspire you in the planning and delivery of […]

    Posted at 7:18PM on 14th August 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • BBC Ten Pieces

    BBC Ten Pieces

    We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting the BBC Ten Pieces initiative during the academic year 2014-15. A number of our Teacher CPD courses will feature ideas for composing, listening and movement work inspired by some of the pieces. The relevant courses can easily be found on our Teacher CPD Course page […]

    Posted at 3:03PM on 14th August 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Sing Up Training Partnership

    Sing Up Training Partnership

    We are delighted to announce that we have created a training partnership with Sing Up in order to promote, support and develop singing in secondary schools across the UK. Sing Up is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation providing the complete singing solution for schools, through resources, training and personalised support. With over 7 years’ success in […]

    Posted at 8:00PM on 10th August 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • 5 Great Benefits of the Trinity CME

    5 Great Benefits of the Trinity CME

    Considering applying for the Trinity CME through CPD Centre West Midlands, but not sure if it’s for you? Maybe this bitesize list of benefits will help! More detailed information is available on the CPD Centre website 1. GAIN A RESPECTED QUALIFICATION: The programme has been developed by the DfE as part of the National Plan […]

    Posted at 1:42PM on 5th August 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • New Bristol & Newcastle Course Centres

    New Bristol & Newcastle Course Centres

    We will be trialling new course centres in Bristol and Newcastle next academic year, beginning with ‘Primary Music Curriculum Essentials’ on 6th October (Bristol) and 14th October (Newcastle).

    Posted at 11:57AM on 4th June 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • WE ARE NOW VALIDATED FOR THE TRINITY CME!!

    WE ARE NOW VALIDATED FOR THE TRINITY CME!!

    We are delighted to announce that, under our partnership project ‘CPD Centre West Midlands’ we are now validated to offer the Trinity CME. We are particularly excited as we are Registered CME Centre 0000001! There are currently only a handful of centres able to offer this brand new Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators qualification, […]

    Posted at 3:30PM on 3rd June 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Protect Music Education Campaign

    Protect Music Education Campaign

    At today’s ISM Conference, Deborah Annetts (Chief Executive) dropped a bombshell on a stunned auditorium of musicians and music teachers. The DfE have published a consultation document ‘Savings to the Education Services Grant 2015-2016’ which suggests that one of the ways Local Authorities could save money is by cutting funding to their music services. Since […]

    Posted at 4:02PM on 16th April 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Boys Singing Specialist

    Boys Singing Specialist

    We are looking for a specialist Boys Singing consultant to join our team on a self-employed basis to assist on a specific project for the academic year 2014-15, with a planning phase in the summer term of 2014. We are interested in hearing from candidates with a proven track record in encouraging boys to sing, […]

    Posted at 2:50PM on 10th April 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »