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Time for a triple-threat curriculum?

Time for a triple-threat curriculum?

While Rose Ayling-Ellis & Giovanni Pernice proved that you can have dancing without sound, the dramatic contrast achieved in their… Continue reading Time for a triple-threat curriculum?

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Where is music education going?

Where is music education going?

The writing has been on the wall for a while. The publication of the Model Music Curriculum, the subsequent shoehorning… Continue reading Where is music education going?

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Standards in Primary Music

Standards in Primary Music

One of the questions that I get asked most often is what ‘standard’ should pupils be at music when they… Continue reading Standards in Primary Music

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Why training must be at the heart of the new NPME

Why training must be at the heart of the new NPME

The National Plan for Music Education is being ‘refreshed’ and we are led to believe we may see it at… Continue reading Why training must be at the heart of the new NPME

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Progression in the Expressive Arts

Progression in the Expressive Arts

Currently, most of music education discourse is related in some way to the idea of progression. It might be semantic… Continue reading Progression in the Expressive Arts

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Music and Meaning

Music and Meaning

Most of us would agree that music means something to us, but does music have objective ‘meaning’ of its own?… Continue reading Music and Meaning

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Keynote Speech: Hackney Music Network

Keynote Speech: Hackney Music Network

Dr Elizabeth Stafford was delighted to be invited to give the Keynote Speech at the Hackney Music Education Conference on… Continue reading Keynote Speech: Hackney Music Network

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The Knowledge: Musical Devices

The Knowledge: Musical Devices

The devolved nations of the UK each have their own music curricula, which have to be interpreted and taught by… Continue reading The Knowledge: Musical Devices

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The Knowledge: Classification

The Knowledge: Classification

The devolved nations of the UK each have their own music curricula, which have to be interpreted and taught by… Continue reading The Knowledge: Classification

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