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Exploring what it means to be ‘evidence-rich’ in practice

Naomi Bath.  The RSA’s Learning About Culture programme aims to develop more evidence of what works in cultural learning and to help practitioners to use evidence from their own work and elsewhere to improve their practice. At the centre of the

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Some are more equal than others: who is music education for?

Andrea Creech.  The National Music Plan (NMP) aims to enable children from all backgrounds and every part of England to have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument; to make music with other people; to learn to sing; and to

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Yes Ministry: writing project gives creativity a boost

Dominic Wyse If you agree that the Primary National Curriculum for English is too complex and over-loaded with detail, try a little experiment. See what happens when you take the 2014 Music Curriculum and adapt it appropriately. My team and

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Who will win the Next Gen Oscars?

Andrew Burn In this season of media excitement about the BAFTAs and Oscars, it seems reasonable for educators to ask where the next generation of film-makers might come from. Recent government policy in Arts education has certainly begun to take

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