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  • The Knowledge: Pulse Vocabulary

    The devolved nations of the UK each have their own music curricula, which have to be interpreted and taught by non-specialists at primary level. In this blog series, we aim to support teachers’ knowledge of the key musical terminology which appears in these curricula. In this edition of The Knowledge, we look at terminology associated […]

    Posted at 5:35AM on 12th January 2021By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • The Knowledge: Pitch Vocabulary

    The devolved nations of the UK each have their own music curricula, which have to be interpreted and taught by non-specialists at primary level. In this blog series, we aim to support teachers’ knowledge of the key musical terminology which appears in these curricula. In this edition of The Knowledge, we look at terminology associated […]

    Posted at 11:38AM on 17th December 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Christmas in EYFS: The Nutcracker

    This term, I have had the pleasure of returning to Reception Class for the first time in twenty years. I’m not going to lie, I have been relying more on my mum skills than my teacher skills this term while I get back into the swing of things! As we approached the end of term, […]

    Posted at 9:53AM on 14th December 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • 2020 – The year the world caught up…

    This year, 2020, will go down in history for significantly more than this, but for us here at Music Education Solutions it’s been the year that everyone else caught up with us, in discovering the brilliance of online learning! Here at MES we’ve been offering online self-study courses since way back in 2014, including of […]

    Posted at 10:08AM on 7th December 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • An international perspective on the Trinity CME

    The Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators was originally conceived as part of the National Plan for Music Education in England. In the last few years, under the guidance of international examinations board Trinity College London, the CME has expanded to become a global qualification for music educators right across the world. In this blog […]

    Posted at 10:39AM on 3rd December 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • We’re award winners!

    We’re award winners!

    We’re delighted to announce that we have won a 2020 Teach Primary Award! This award means all the more to us since it was judged by the Teacher Development Trust, who are the national experts in teacher CPD! We are also glad to be flying the flag for music education in a non-subject-specific category. The […]

    Posted at 6:15PM on 5th October 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Teach Primary Awards 2020: We’re finalists!

    We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the CPD Category of the 2020 Teach Primary Awards! This is in recognition of our online courses which provide CPD opportunities for primary (and other!) teachers across the world! You can find out more about the awards and the other finalists here.

    Posted at 10:04AM on 24th July 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Curriculum for Wales – An innovation in music education.

    In January of this year, the new Curriculum for Wales was released, in advance of schools having to adopt it by 2022. This innovative new curriculum is built holistically around the ‘purposes’ of education, blurring the boundaries between individual subjects, and acknowledging that knowledge and skills bridge the gaps between individual subjects. The focus is […]

    Posted at 9:12AM on 15th May 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Adventures in Home Learning

    Like a large proportion of the rest of the world, I am currently attempting to run a home school whilst still working full time! Luckily for me I only have one child, but I also have the added pressure of being a qualified primary teacher, so I’m suffering a bit at the minute from the […]

    Posted at 12:47PM on 3rd May 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Music & Curriculum for Excellence (CfE)

    Music & Curriculum for Excellence (CfE)

    Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) aims to provide a broad general education by placing learners at the heart of their education. CfE is designed to provide children with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to adapt, think critically and flourish in today’s world. The curriculum is guided by four fundamental capacities […]

    Posted at 10:14AM on 14th April 2020By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »