This month, the Arts Council launched the Cultural Education Challenge: a national call to action for the arts and education sector. Laura Gander-Howe, director of Children, Young People and Learning, Arts and Culture at Arts Council England talks more about the importance of cultural education.
Boosting attainment levels, encouraging team working, and improving behaviour are just some of the ways music can benefit your school, argues Virginia Haworth-Galt, chief executive of Music Mark, the UK Association for Music Education
The educational benefits of participation in music making are well known. This two-part feature will provide practical and effective strategies for creating the vision, working with staff and outside agencies, engaging parents and pupils and encouraging excellence: inclusivity and quality. By Bette Gray-Fow
With music education being at yet another crossroads, it is a good time to think about accessibility to music making for all young people at secondary level, writes Carole Lindsay-Douglas of the Schools Music Association