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Music in the Curriculum

Some thoughts on the role of music in the curriculum from the Daily Telegraph…

All together now: children learn the ukulele at Llandogo primary school, near Monmouth Photo: Alamy

All together now: children learn the ukulele at Llandogo primary school, near Monmouth Photo: Alamy

“Music has proven benefits for children – building confidence, teamwork and discipline, and encouraging improvements in literacy and numeracy. But music can easily be undervalued in an already crowded curriculum – a situation worsened by the lack of attention paid to it in regular Ofsted inspections.”

Read more at http://www.telegraph.co.uk: All children need access to a good music education

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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

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