Music education must keep on moving
Inspirational SEN/Disabled music education
Drake Music is searching the country for inspiring and interesting examples of SEND music teaching. They aim to help teachers & music educators inspire and inform each other and raise awareness and expectations of what SEN/Disabled young people can achieve in music. More details here
Scaling the Youth Employment Challenge
How arts organisations engage with families?
Apprentices 'more employable'
A survey of 500 firms suggests that employers in England rate qualified apprentices 15% more employable than those with other qualifications. Read here
More work-based 'studio schools'
Thirteen new "studio schools" are to be set up in England from September next year. The studio schools combine mix academic studies with work-based training. Read here
University tuition fee rise puts off poorer boys
A recent study has found that the rise in University tuition fees has deterred working-class boys from studying for degrees, but had the opposite effect on working-class girls. Read here