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Diversity Report

16 June, 2017

As part of the MusicNet East project we commissioned some research into diversity in music education in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. Read the report into our findings.    

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Herts musical inclusion critical reflection day

6 June, 2017

On 5th January 2017 a group of tutors and staff from schools involved in musical inclusion projects in Hertfordshire gathered at Stevenage Music Centre for a day of critical reflection on the development of music-based mentoring in the county. An introduction described its development from out of school work as part of previous Youth Music projects, through […]

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How to write a CV for a Music Education Hub teaching post

10 May, 2017

Music Services are keen to recruit a diverse workforce of peripatetic tutors with a wide range of musical and life experiences so that they can offer musical education that meets the needs and interests of all children and young people. Applying to be a peripatetic tutor with a Music Education Hub is no different from applying […]

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Flying solo: 5 things I’ve learnt from leading my first inclusive music project

28 February, 2017

For the past 8 weeks I have been running an inclusive music workshop in a youth club in Hertfordshire. Originally, the project was a drum workshop to run for three weeks but it has now turned into a brilliant rock school session. As a trainee, this was the first time I’d led an inclusive music workshop. I […]

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Ukulele hockets at Music and Drama Education Expo

16 February, 2017

Last week, we ran our Ukulele Hockets workshop for a big crowd at the Music and Drama Education Expo at Kensington Olympia in London. It was a bit of a challenge as we are used to running this workshop with everyone sitting in a circle rather to an audience sitting in rows but with a […]

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Time at the bar: musings from the 2nd International Convention of Community Music

24 January, 2017

All the best conversations happen in the pub It’s Sunday 13th November and I’m in a pub, the Eagle and Child in Petersgate, York. I must stress that this is unusual, and I have a good excuse. I’m at a pre-conference gathering for the 2nd International Convention of Community Music at York St John University. […]

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