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  • Singing Tips Vlog

    Singing Tips Vlog

    To celebrate the imminent arrival of the third annual Singing Strategy Symposium, all this week we’ll be releasing videos including our top tips for singing! Today’s video is all about posture!    

    Posted at 11:13AM on 1st November 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Singing Strategy Symposium: Additional Sessions Confirmed!

    Singing Strategy Symposium: Additional Sessions Confirmed!

    We are pleased to have several exciting new additions to the Singing Strategy Symposium programme. Take a look here: sss-2016-timetable

    Posted at 2:19PM on 3rd October 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Singing Strategy Symposiumâ„¢ 2016 Programme Announced

    Singing Strategy Symposiumâ„¢ 2016 Programme Announced

    Download a copy of the programme here: SSS-2016-Timetable

    Posted at 9:43AM on 5th September 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • How we meet the DfE Standard for Teacher Development

    How we meet the DfE Standard for Teacher Development

    In July 2016, the Department for Education (DfE) released new Standards for Teacher Development. As a provider of professional development, it is our responsibility to ensure that our CPD offer meets these standards. This statement sets out how our products and services meet the new DfE Standard for Teacher Development, and any adaptations that have […]

    Posted at 4:50PM on 2nd September 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Call for Papers: Singing Strategy Symposium

    Call for Papers: Singing Strategy Symposium

    Are you proud of your Music Education Hub’s Singing Strategy? Would you like to share it with other MEH’s? We are looking for 4 music education hubs to give 20 minute presentations on their Singing Strategies, to inspire and enthuse delegates at the Singing Strategy Symposium. The event takes place on 30th November in Birmingham, […]

    Posted at 6:09PM on 22nd August 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • New Teacher CPD Standards Released!

    New Teacher CPD Standards Released!

    The Department for Education has today released the new Standard for Teachers’ Professional Development. These new standards can be viewed here As a TDT Advisor provider, MES meets many of these standards already, but we will be realigning our CPD offer to meet all of the new standards from September.

    Posted at 3:11PM on 12th July 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • First CME Learner to Complete at CPD Centre West Midlands

    First CME Learner to Complete at CPD Centre West Midlands

    We are thrilled to share the news that CPD Centre West Midlands, our partnership project with Target Education Alliance, has had its first Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators graduate! Adam Moffatt, a guitar tutor with Wolverhampton Music Hub, completed the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) in a little over 18 months. […]

    Posted at 3:25PM on 5th July 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Shropshire Schools: Call for Information

    Shropshire Schools: Call for Information

    Cultural Consortium Shropshire is a network of arts and cultural organisations working with children and young people (aged 0-25) in Shropshire. The consortium shares a vision that children and young people in Shropshire aspire, achieve, progress and take the lead through arts and culture. They want to build an aspirational cultural offer which is accessible, […]

    Posted at 11:32AM on 29th June 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Secondary Music Teaching: A thankless task?

    I have great admiration for my secondary music colleagues. I have taught in many secondary schools as a vocal teacher and choir leader, but only in primary as a music curriculum teacher. Being a peripatetic or a primary music coordinator (and sometimes a peripatetic music coordinator!) has its challenges, but I often think that secondary […]

    Posted at 8:52PM on 2nd June 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • 8 Best Practice Tips for Whole Class Instrumental Teaching

    8 Best Practice Tips for Whole Class Instrumental Teaching

    Teach MUSIC not the instrument! Focus on the development of musical skills, using the instrument as the carrier for learning. You’re not going to get all 30 children playing with perfect technique at the same rate as you would with a smaller group, and the majority won’t carry on with the instrument anyway, so teach […]

    Posted at 8:34PM on 13th May 2016By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »