A2 Music Results 2015

A2 Music Results 2015

Here is the A2 version of the A-Level Music results survey for 2015.  Click here to see the background information and to be able to submit responses for the AS version of they survey. I will be publishing anonymised data from this survey that may be of use to you...
AS Music Results 2015

AS Music Results 2015

It’s A-Level results day, which means that students up and down the country are finding out how they did.  Of course, this also means that teachers are finding out how their classes fared.  As much as we would like to tell ourselves otherwise, the age of...
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...
Teacher and Musician Challenge 13

Teacher and Musician Challenge 13

There’s been a distinct CPD theme on the blog this week.  Yesterday, that CPD theme focused in on musicianship, resulting in a survey looking at the musical activities undertaken by teachers.  It only makes sense that this week’s Teacher and Musician...
Are you a teacher and musician?

Are you a teacher and musician?

Yesterday’s blog post about music-specific CPD led to a response from Steven Berryman, which can be read here.  He suggested that it would be an interesting to run a survey that asks music teachers about the musical activities that they participate in that...
How do we get music teachers the CPD that they want?

How do we get music teachers the CPD that they want?

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about CPD for music teachers recently.  Planning for Musical Futures, Great Oaks Education and my own courses has pretty much made this a necessity.  The really tricky thing is to create training that passes the...
How do we get music teachers out of school?

How do we get music teachers out of school?

On 10th July 2015, I was fortunate enough to attend the Teach Through Music Final Conference, which was a great opportunity to catch up with familiar faces and get to know with a few new ones. It was a pleasure to hear from so many passionate music teachers, all keen...