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2 Sep '14

News 10 resources for teaching music

Classical pianist James Rhodes argues that music education in this country has been decimated. Want to encourage music learning in your school? Here are 10 useful resources In a new series on Channel 4 world-renowned classical pianist James Rhodes asks families in Britain to donate old musical instruments left languishing in cupboards to those who need them. Rhodes says music education in the UK has been decimated, bemoaning the fact that learning an instrument is now seen as a luxury.In 2011, the government launched a national plan to give children of all backgrounds the chance to learn an instrument. Despite this, a 2013 Ofsted report showed quality music education was reaching just a minority of pupils. Continue reading...

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