In fact, in 2019 the UK music industry employed 197,168 people – an all time high. Research has shown that music can boost attainment in other academic subjects. For example, a Canadian study found that school music participation is linked to higher exam scores in English, maths, and science. Participation in musical activities helps develop team and organisation skills as well as qualities such as empathy, resilience, and reliability. From fostering patience, listening skills, and group coordination, research suggests that structured musical group improvisations help children develop a sense of empathy.
The overall objective is to increase the skill level of practitioners in order to rate themselves as a platinum standard music setting, based on the Tri-borough Music Hub Self-Evaluation Tool. Details of how to access the survey, alongside information on the booking process for drop-in sessions with members of Arts Council England’s National Music Education Team will be made … Read More