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  • Office Closure: 13th-17th March

    Office Closure: 13th-17th March

    Our office will be closed from Thursday 13th March and will reopen on Tuesday 18th March. Please note that our booking system is manual, so any course bookings made during this time will be processed when the office reopens.

    Posted at 9:58PM on 12th March 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Ofsted, Music, Schools & Hubs: The ongoing debate

    Ofsted, Music, Schools & Hubs: The ongoing debate

    This blog is by Liz Stafford, Director of Music Education Solutions Ltd. It represents solely her views on this matter, and not the views of any of our clients or customers. I had the privilege last Wednesday 5th March of being involved in a very small way with the ‘Music Matters: Music, Hubs and Schools’ […]

    Posted at 7:38AM on 8th March 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • New North East Course Centres

    New North East Course Centres

    We are pleased to announce that we have established two new CPD Course Centres in the North East of England. The centres in Newcastle and Leeds will launch with ‘Teaching the New National Curriculum for Music’ on 7th May 2014 (Newcastle) and 10th June 2014 (Leeds). Booking for these centres will open soon, in the […]

    Posted at 6:57AM on 8th March 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Coming Soon: Super Singing at Secondary Courses

    Coming Soon: Super Singing at Secondary Courses

    We are in the process of booking venues for our brand new course ‘Super Singing at Secondary’, which will be available at all our current course centres. If you are interested in this course, please visit the enquiry page and fill in the contact form so that we can let you know when booking opens.

    Posted at 7:16PM on 7th February 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Coming Soon: Courses in the South West and North East

    Coming Soon: Courses in the South West and North East

    We are currently making plans for our current courses to roll out to the South West and North East regions. If you are interested in hearing when the courses are finalised, visit the enquiry page and fill in the contact form, and we will add you to the mailing list!

    Posted at 7:14PM on 7th February 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Music Ed Expo

    Music Ed Expo

    Elizabeth Stafford will be leading a session on ‘Using the Voice Creatively with KS2 and KS3 students at the Music Ed Expo tomorrow (Saturday 8th February) at 3.40pm in Seminar 1 at the Barbican Exhibition Hall 2. This session will feature practical activities and video exemplars, as well as free chocolate! If you are attending […]

    Posted at 7:11PM on 7th February 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Assessing without Levels: A resource round-up

    Assessing without Levels: A resource round-up

    On our travels around the UK delivering ‘Teaching the New National Curriculum for Music’ workshops, it has become clear that one of teachers’ most major concerns about the new curriculum is the idea of assessing without levels. We are currently developing a workshop offer which will address this subject, but in the meantime we have […]

    Posted at 8:20AM on 24th January 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • NEWSFLASH: Support for BBC Ten Pieces

    NEWSFLASH: Support for BBC Ten Pieces

    At Music Education Solutions Ltd we are supporting BBC Ten Pieces by working the repertoire into our nationwide programme of primary teacher CPD courses. This term we have two courses on offer, ‘Excellence in Primary Music Teaching’ (for confident / specialist teachers) and ‘Musical Basics with The Stringcredibles’ (for less confident / non-specialist teachers). The […]

    Posted at 1:01PM on 7th January 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Blackburn with Darwen Music Service

    Blackburn with Darwen Music Service

    We are delighted to welcome Blackburn with Darwen Music Service as a new client. We’ll be providing Quality Assurance services for them this term, and are really looking forward to working with them.

    Posted at 9:04AM on 7th January 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Ofsted 2013 Music Report: A response

    Ofsted 2013 Music Report: A response

    I had the privilege of attending the Music Mark conference last weekend, during which Robin Hammerton presented the most recent Ofsted findings from the 2013 Music in Schools: What hubs should do Report. Robin’s presentation of these findings was very different in tone from the report itself (he was much more sanguine, if not overwhelmingly […]

    Posted at 8:25AM on 20th November 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »