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Posts Tagged ‘music education hubs’

The Leicester-Shire Music & Cultural Trust – communications

Leics Cult Trust communications strategy

We were asked to do some communications work, along with our colleague and friend Marc Jaffrey, for the Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust. The Trust was in its early stage of formation, and its trustees wanted some support to help with their fundraising. The Trust was set up to raise funds to support the work of…

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Breaking the mould: new models for teaching whole class music in Wiltshire

WCET Wiltshire music education hub

One of the main elements of the National Plan for Music Education is for Music Education Hubs to ensure all children and young people learn a musical instrument through whole class teaching. A tall order perhaps, when primaries are facing continued budget cuts, a decline in specialist music teachers, and in some cases, greater responsibility…

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Charanga – copywriting, website development, and vision, mission and values

Charanga music education resources

Charanga creates modern, fun and irresistibly easy-to-use online resources to help teachers to inspire and excite children and young people to learn music in the classroom. Our paths kept crossing through our work in music education, until it seemed obvious we should be working together! We were commissioned initially to help develop the communications strategy…

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What hubs are for – guest blog from Bristol

Siggy Patchitt, Education Manager, Bristol Plays Music, gave an impassioned speech to those who attended a Music Education Council music education seminar in Bristol this month, including representatives from Make Music Gloucestershire.  He posted the full speech last week on the Youth Music Network – here’s an edited version written as a guest blog , with…

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Poverty funding and music

The national newspaper of Wales, the Western Mail, recently reported that Cardiff Council was recommending schools use their Pupil Deprivation Grant (similar to the Pupil Premium in England) to replace bursaries from the music service for music lessons, which are being cut. It reported that the Education Minister, Huw Lewis, would be writing to Cardiff Council to give it…

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