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  • 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 »
  • Ofsted 2013 Music in Schools Report: Mapping Exercise

    Ofsted 2013 Music in Schools Report: Mapping Exercise

    Introduction: In the 2013 Ofsted Music Hubs report, recommendations were made that music education organizations such as ours should: support the hubs in developing their work and their school music education plans help develop better understanding of what works in achieving a better music education for all. We have already supported the work of several […]

    Posted at 9:01PM on 19th November 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Courses on the 2014 National Curriculum for Music

    Courses on the 2014 National Curriculum for Music

    Following a high number of bookings for our ‘Teaching the New National Curriculum for Music’ primary teacher CPD course in Birmingham on 22nd October, we are rolling this course out to three other locations in the autumn term: Telford 11th November Manchester 21st November Derby 25th November Bookings are open and places are still available […]

    Posted at 7:07AM on 10th October 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Sefton Music Education Partnership

    Sefton Music Education Partnership

    We are delighted to be continuing our work with Sefton Music Education Partnership this academic year! We will be working on phase two of the Sefton Singing Strategy, including Teacher CPD and Quality Assurance work.

    Posted at 3:13PM on 24th September 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Target Education Alliance: Music Courses 2013-14

    Target Education Alliance: Music Courses 2013-14

    We are thrilled to be continuing our association with Target Education Alliance at Hillcrest Teaching School, Dudley next academic year. We will be providing a range of music education courses for Primary Music Coordinators and Secondary Heads of Music, as well as courses suitable for non-specialist primary class teachers and teaching assistants. Topics will include […]

    Posted at 9:15AM on 25th July 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • New Relationship with The Paritor Academy

    New Relationship with The Paritor Academy

    We are delighted to have created a new working relationship with The Paritor Academy. They offer a range of training services including back-office and management courses for Music Education Hubs and other professionals in the field, and are well worth a visit if you’re looking for CPD inspiration!

    Posted at 9:09AM on 25th July 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Primary Singing Book

    Primary Singing Book

    Our first publication ‘Leading Singing in the Primary School: A step-by-step guide’ will be available to purchase from our website in hard copy and e-book versions this autumn.

    Posted at 8:36PM on 25th June 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Staffing News

    Staffing News

    A warm welcome to Ruth Earp, who joins us today as Education Projects Administrator.

    Posted at 8:34PM on 25th June 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Teaching Music Musically Course: Thursday 11th July 1.15-4.15pm, Dudley

    Teaching Music Musically Course: Thursday 11th July 1.15-4.15pm, Dudley

    In their 2012 report ‘Wider Still and Wider’ Ofsted highlighted the need for schools to ‘teach music musically.’ But what does that really mean? During this half day course you will explore the concept of ‘musical’ teaching through practical music-making activities, video case studies, action learning sessions and peer-to-peer discussion. You will gain lots of […]

    Posted at 6:36PM on 6th June 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • MMA Ensemble Magazine

    MMA Ensemble Magazine

    MES Director Liz Stafford has been published in the latest issue of MMA Ensemble Magazine. MMA members can read ‘The Importance of CPD for Music Teachers’ in the Spring 2013 issue (No. 89).

    Posted at 2:36PM on 26th March 2013By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »