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  • Music Ed Expo Competition Terms and Conditions

    Music Ed Expo Competition Terms and Conditions

    Join our mailing list at stand S3C at the Music Education Expo on Thursday 12th or Friday 13th March to enter our competition to win: One free Twilight INSET for your primary school or music service OR one of five free places on one of our CPD courses. Terms and Conditions: 1. The promoter is: […]

    Posted at 7:25PM on 22nd February 2015By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • What does an excellent primary music lesson look like?

    What does an excellent primary music lesson look like?

    Excellent primary music lessons are MUSICAL. Children participate in real music-making activities that would be recognisable as such outside of the classroom. They listen to, perform and compose real music from a range of genres, cultures and styles. Lessons are differentiated, not just by general ability level but musically. Pupils bring their instruments to lessons […]

    Posted at 8:49PM on 1st February 2015By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Christmas Closure

    Christmas Closure

    Our office will be closed from 5pm on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 until 9am on Monday 5th January 2015. Course bookings taken during this time will be processed in date order when the office re-opens. If you book and pay for your course via paypal during this period, your booking is automatically guaranteed. If you […]

    Posted at 2:21PM on 5th December 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Music in Schools: What Ofsted Must Do.

    Music in Schools: What Ofsted Must Do.

    This weekend, the Telegraph published an open letter signed by music and education luminaries, suggesting that our National Plan for Music Education is not being met. Also in the Telegraph, an article appeared, which seems to be referring to the aforementioned letter, although it contains quite a lot of other details which I couldn’t find […]

    Posted at 8:46AM on 24th November 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Press Release: First Access Forum

    Press Release: First Access Forum

    Music Education Solutions Ltd announces ‘First Access Forum’. Following the success of their recent Singing Strategy Symposium, Music Education Solutions Ltd will be hosting a First Access Forum event for First Access leaders and instrumental teachers from music education hubs. This will take place in Birmingham on Tuesday 30th June 2015. The event will draw […]

    Posted at 3:45PM on 13th November 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • CME Centre Open Event

    CME Centre Open Event

    Our centre for the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) is holding an open event on Saturday 18th October from 9am-12pm. We will be holding a simultaneous Virtual Open Event on Twitter, where you can tweet us your questions about this qualification using the hashtag #certmused

    Posted at 6:10AM on 18th October 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Four ‘First Access’ Facts

    Four ‘First Access’ Facts

    Following last month’s Channel 4 documentary Don’t Stop the Music, we have noticed some myths building up around the ‘First Access’ whole class instrumental teaching programme provided throughout England by Music Education Hubs. This is a real shame as actually the First Access programme is something that England should be really proud of. We frequently […]

    Posted at 12:01PM on 5th October 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Singing Strategy Symposium

    Singing Strategy Symposium

    On 6th November 2014 Music Education Solutions Ltd will be hosting a Singing Strategy Symposium for vocal leaders and staff from music education hubs. Drawing on the MES team’s experience working on six different music hub singing strategies, the event will comprise of debates, seminars, workshops and practical demonstrations designed to inspire hubs in the […]

    Posted at 2:25PM on 26th September 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Great Composers Before 1700 & Beyond 1900

    Great Composers Before 1700 & Beyond 1900

    In recent weeks yet another challenge to music education was presented in the form of GCSE & A level proposals which would effectively exclude music written before 1700 and after 1900 from these courses of study. More information on this issue and the campaign to reverse it is available at the Protect Music Education website. […]

    Posted at 7:35PM on 20th September 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »
  • Don’t Stop training The Music teachers

    Don’t Stop training The Music teachers

    As many others last night, I watched Channel 4’s ‘Don’t stop the Music’, phone in hand and hashtag at the ready, and was fascinated by both the programme and by the Twitter debate. Having spoken to James and his research team earlier in the year, I was pleased to see that they had concentrated their […]

    Posted at 5:41AM on 10th September 2014By mesadmin »Categories Latest News »