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Music Education

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Music Teachers PODCAST

Latest episode : Ep.72 - Teaching Notes

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Subject curriculum insights for primary and secondary teachers and leaders

This music webinar explains what it means to get better in the subject. This is based on the conception of quality set out in the music research review. It includes separate sections on primary and secondary. 

The key principles are drawn from research that aligns with the evidence underpinning the education inspection framework (EIF). 

January 2023

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MTA in Conversation With Christopher Stevens

Join us in conversation with Christopher Stevens, His Majesty’s Inspector and National Lead for Music at Ofsted, as he takes us through the key messages from Ofsted’s research review into the most effective approaches to assessment in music.

January 2023

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National Plan for Music Education: Primary

Join Catherine Barker as she looks at the National Plan for Music Education, and talks through the self-evaluation tool that can support teachers in Primary settings.

September 2022

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National Plan for Music Education: Secondary

Join Catherine Barker as she looks at the National Plan for Music Education, and talks through the self-evaluation tool that can support teachers in Secondary settings.

September 2022

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The National Plan for Music Education - Secondary Schools

Catherine Barker looks at the NPME and what it means for Secondary Schools, and is joined by representatives from a number of case study schools.

July 2022

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National Plan for Music Education - Primary Schools

Catherine Barker looks at the NPME and what it means for Primary Schools, and is joined by representatives from a number of case study schools.

July 2022

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A webinar from the London region - music curriculum

Content provided by our DFE. Mark Phillips, Senior HMI, London and National Lead for music, on the curriculum and moving music forward

November 2021

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Mark Phillips on what effective music education looks like

Mark Phillips, Senior Her Majesty's Inspector and Ofsted's National Lead for Music, talks about the music research review and what effective music education looks like

November 2021

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Music vocabulary

Content provided by our partner Starbuck Education. The CPD examines the music vocabulary in the primary music curriculum.

March 2021

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Teaching about instruments

Content provided by our partner Starbuck Education. The CPD examines using musical instruments in primary music teaching.

March 2021

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Supporting Documents

The power of music to change lives: a national plan for music education

June 2022

The power of music to change lives: case studies

June 2022

The power of music to change lives: resources

June 2022

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Music Mark

A guide for governing boards Providing high quality music education in schools by Arts Council England in partnership with the National Governors Association and Music Mark May 2021.

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Model Music Curriculum: Key Stages 1 to 3

Non-statutory guidance for the national curriculum in England

Websites to inspire Music

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Incorporated Society of Musicians 

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Music Mark

10 things Schools should know

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Music Teachers Association

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Classroom

200

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Music Education Hubs

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BBC Teach

Bring the Noise

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BBC Ten Pieces

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BBC Bitesize

Music

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BBC Young Musician of the Year

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Sing Up

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Music Mark

Further research

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Ofsted Research and analysis:
Striking the right note: the music subject report

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Ofsted music research review - content provided by Marc Hayes

January 2022

Research review series: music Published

July 2021

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