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  • CME goes International!

    The Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) is now available internationally through Music Education Solutions.

    Posted at 1:21PM on 19th April 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • CME Blog: Positive Behaviour Techniques

    CME Blog: Positive Behaviour Techniques

    Dr Elizabeth Stafford explores themes from Unit 4 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators. How can we promote positive behaviour in music lessons? In our first blog on this subject, we considered the importance of behaviour policies in formal educational environments such as schools and colleges. Therefore the first answer to the question […]

    Posted at 7:39AM on 1st April 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • CME Blog: Promoting Positive Behaviour

    CME Blog: Promoting Positive Behaviour

    Dr Elizabeth Stafford explores themes from Unit 4 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators. Why is it important to promote positive behaviour? The question ‘why is it important to promote positive behaviour’ may seem an obvious one; of course we need positive behaviour from our pupils, or they will not learn anything, and […]

    Posted at 7:25AM on 1st April 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Teachers’ Views on the Model Music Curriculum

    If you’re a music educator, unless you’ve been living under a rock with your eyes closed and your fingers stuck in your ears, you’ll probably be aware there has been somewhat of a furore over the government’s plans for a ‘model music curriculum.’ When the expert panel for this initiative was first announced, criticism was […]

    Posted at 7:30PM on 25th March 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • CME Blog: Reflective Practice

    CME Blog: Reflective Practice

    Dr Elizabeth Stafford explores themes from Unit 3 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators. How often do you find yourself replaying in your head the events of the day or a significant incident in your life? Whether it is reliving a conversation with a colleague to decide what they really meant, thinking about […]

    Posted at 4:55PM on 8th March 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Should Music Education Hubs provide GCSE & A-Level Music?

    Should Music Education Hubs provide GCSE & A-Level Music?

    In advance of the Music Mark Secondary Symposium – which I now find that I am unable to attend due to childcare reasons (hope you’re enjoying that holiday, Mum & Dad!) – I wanted to share something that has been mulling around in my mind over recent weeks. One of the items on the agenda […]

    Posted at 8:38PM on 24th February 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Statement: The Future of the National Plan for Music Education

    Statement: The Future of the National Plan for Music Education

    When the National Plan for Music Education was first released, 2020 seemed like a long way away. Well here we are in 2019 with the end of the plan just around the corner, and it seems that a new plan is in the offing. The two subject associations for music, the Incorporated Society of Musicians, […]

    Posted at 11:30AM on 22nd January 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • CME Blog: Preparing a Suitable Music Learning Environment

    CME Blog: Preparing a Suitable Music Learning Environment

    Dr Elizabeth Stafford explores themes from Unit 2 of the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators.    When preparing the learning environment – the room that you are going to teach in – there are three things to consider: The technical and creative requirements of the activities that will be taking place. The specific needs […]

    Posted at 6:44PM on 21st January 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Why no child should learn to read music

    Why no child should learn to read music

    I know, right, what a ridiculous statement. I’m sure your blood was boiling when you clicked on the link. How dare I suggest that NO child should be taught to read music! But, actually, is that any more ludicrous than the statement that EVERY child should be taught to read music? Those of you who […]

    Posted at 5:02PM on 12th January 2019By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Christmas Opening Hours 2018

    Christmas Opening Hours 2018

    We close for the Christmas holidays on Friday 21st December at 3pm and reopen on Tuesday 8th January at 9am. Please note that our booking system is manual, and therefore course and event bookings received during our Christmas closure will be confirmed on our return. Wishing you all a happy and restful Christmas holidays! The […]

    Posted at 11:29AM on 20th December 2018By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »