Reading Highlights 10

Reading Highlights 10

I thought that the music education blogosphere would quieten down during the summer holidays but it seems that the community is taking the downtime as an opportunity to get thoughts written down.  The four posts that follow are particularly strong examples. Jonathan...
Reading Highlights 9

Reading Highlights 9

This week’s reading roundup includes two posts that look at primary school music, one that advocates vocational qualifications for pupils considering the creative industries and one that looks at the pros and cons of removing tables from the music classroom....
The Teacher and Musician Blogroll

The Teacher and Musician Blogroll

Reading blogs about music education is one of the activities that I find to be most valuable in my own professional development.  It doesn’t matter how much experience I clock for myself, there’s always something more that I can learn from other music education...
Reading Highlights 8

Reading Highlights 8

In this eighth music education reading roundup, there’s a sense of the pressures of our time. Two articles this week look at the pressure that educational reform has placed on individual music teachers, one looks at the need to show cross-curricular links and another...
Reading Highlights 7

Reading Highlights 7

There’s a definite theme of assessment in this week’s reading roundup, with Anna Gower’s new catchphrase (‘stress to assess’) being the thread through each article. In particular, there’s a real sense of how external pressures are leading senior leadership teams to...
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