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Blog: Music education

Plus a change, plus c'est la me chose: part 2

When my colleague spoke about SEND I was reminded that I was also clearing out some files whilst still working in Oxfordshire as Music Adviser and Head of their Music Service in the late 1990s. I came across the minutes of a meeting dating back to 1979 about transition, which affected first, middle and upper schools.

The Road Map

This is the third blog post in a series by ISM member and Senior Manager at Warwickshire County Music Service, Jeremy Dibb. Jeremy's previous posts looked at the recent changes to local music education provision and the importance of marketing for music services and hubs.

A fresh perspective?

Richard Hallam discusses the hubs’ role of challenging and supporting schools in providing ALL their students with an entitlement to a good music education.

Something Special in the State of Sweden

I have been in Sweden over the past 4 days as part of the voluntary work I do for Sistema Europe. If you have already heard about Sistema and decided it is not for you, please read on!

The importance of music

Music is a very important part of the lives of almost everyone. This may be listening to music, participating as an amateur, engaging for recreational or for health purposes, as a career, as a source of income or for other reasons.