6 December 2011

Arts Council briefings on the music education hub tendering process.

If you are interested in attending a particular session, please contact the relevant ACE office for more information and to book your place http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/about-us/contact-us/

The Arts Council are also more than happy to put on additional briefings if required.

Yorkshire Area - ACE/FMSDate: 7th DecemberTime: 11am – 3pmLocation: Queens Hotel,

LeedsNorth West Area - ACE/FMSDate: 9th DecemberTime: 11am – 3pmLocation: Midland Hotel, Manchester

Yorkshire Area - ACEDate: 12th DecTime: TBC (all day)Location: Oldroyds Mill

North East Area - ACEDate: 12th DecTime: 12.30 - 3pmLocation: ACE office, Central Square, Forth Street, Newcastle NE1 3PJ

South West Area - ACEDate: 12th DecTime: 1 – 4pm Location: Riverside Conference Centre, Exeter

North West Area - ACEDate: 13th DecTime: 1 - 4.30pmLocation: ACE, The Hive

East Area - ACEDate: 13th DecTime: 1 - 4.30pmLocation: Eden House, Cambridge

North East Area - ACEDate: 14th DecTime: 9.30am – 12noonLocation: ACE Office, Central Square, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3PJ

South East Area - ACEDate: 15th DecTime: 11am – 2pmLocation: Brighton Dome

East Midlands Area - ACEDate: 20th DecTime: 10am - 1pm (registration at 9.30am)Location: Nottingham Trent University Conference Centre

West Midlands Area - ACEDate: 13th JanTime: AM & PM SessionsLocation: ACE Office

1 December 2011

DfE has released the National Plan for Music Education NPME

The very first National Plan for Music Education entitled 'The importance of music education' was released on Friday 25th November. Well anticpated, the plan comes after the comprehensive review conducted by Darren Henley stressed the significance of a good music education in his review earlier this year.