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What is ‘music in schools?’

What is ‘music in schools?’

We seem to be hearing a lot about schools in England ‘not doing music’ recently. This opinion particularly surfaces during… Continue reading What is ‘music in schools?’

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Inclusion in Music Education

Inclusion in Music Education

The new National Plans for Music Education in both England and Wales rightly place strong emphasis on ‘inclusion.’ Both the… Continue reading Inclusion in Music Education

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An Uncommon Approach? Standardising the bespoke art of instrumental teaching

An Uncommon Approach? Standardising the bespoke art of instrumental teaching

Around a year ago now, Music Mark released a new, digital version of ‘A Common Approach,’ twenty years after the… Continue reading An Uncommon Approach? Standardising the bespoke art of instrumental teaching

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A few generalisations about Music Hubs

A few generalisations about Music Hubs

Recently, on Twitter, I warned against making generalisations when discussing music hubs. However, as someone who has worked with 97%… Continue reading A few generalisations about Music Hubs

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Curriculum Case Study: KS2 Whole Class Instrumental Curriculum

Curriculum Case Study: KS2 Whole Class Instrumental Curriculum

In this series of blogs Dr Liz Stafford discusses the curriculum design projects we have undertaken here at Music Education… Continue reading Curriculum Case Study: KS2 Whole Class Instrumental Curriculum

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Designing an effective music curriculum

Designing an effective music curriculum

Curriculum design for music has never been more of a hot topic! Many schools are asking what makes an ‘effective’… Continue reading Designing an effective music curriculum

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Curriculum Case Study: Mixed-age primary curriculum

Curriculum Case Study: Mixed-age primary curriculum

In this series of blogs Dr Liz Stafford discusses the curriculum design projects we have undertaken here at Music Education… Continue reading Curriculum Case Study: Mixed-age primary curriculum

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Curriculum Case Study: KS1 Instrument-focused curriculum

Curriculum Case Study: KS1 Instrument-focused curriculum

In this series of blogs Dr Liz Stafford discusses the curriculum design projects we have undertaken here at Music Education… Continue reading Curriculum Case Study: KS1 Instrument-focused curriculum

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A tale of four National Plans

A tale of four National Plans

Over the last year there has been quite the flurry of National Plans being released, with Wales releasing its plan… Continue reading A tale of four National Plans

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