The stakeholder test

The stakeholder test

I used to think that ‘stakeholder’ was an ugly word. Especially when applied to schools. “Teaching isn’t a business,” I would protest, “can’t we just get on with the job?” A few years later, of course, I was using the...
Skoove: Listen Learn Play

Skoove: Listen Learn Play

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Skoove team in Berlin.  I left their offices feeling inspired by the potential of their software for use in the classroom.  Any music teacher knows that differentiation is tricky at the best of times, especially when dealing...
Levelling Up

Levelling Up

Back in the 1990s, I was an avid video gamer.  I could run Sonic the Hedgehog through the Chemical Plant Zone faster than the contenders on Gamesmaster, I knew every special move on Street Fighter II and I won a city-wide competition based on the opening level of...
Interview: Jeffery Hole of Pearson

Interview: Jeffery Hole of Pearson

This is the third in a series of posts about exam board subject advisors for music.  You can see the interview with Marie Jones of OCR here and Catherine Webster of WJEC/Eduqas here.  The interview questions that have been given to each advisor can be found by...
Edexcel GCSE Music results survey 2015

Edexcel GCSE Music results survey 2015

This is the Edexcel version of this survey.  Click here to select a different version. It’s GCSE results day.  An important day for teachers and pupils alike.  Once the pupils open that envelope (or login to that webpage…), they know their results and the...
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