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6th May 2021

Wiltshire Music Education Awards 2021

After the success of last year and as part of our #DontDropMusicCampaign we are delighted to announce the launch of the Wiltshire Music Education Awards 2021. Criteria and nomination forms HERE This year there are 7 award categories: 1. Wiltshire Primary School Music Teacher of the Year 2021 2. Wiltshire Secondary School Music Teacher of the Year 2021 3. Wiltshire Inspirational […]

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5th May 2021

BLOG: Paula Boyagis – How have the limitations of online tuition affected progression?

This last year has been an enormous learning curve for music educators. Adapting to teaching online, contending with the vagaries of the internet, keeping our pupils enthusiastic, and having to completely change our game plans. Initially the intention was to keep up a rapport with our pupils and to maintain an interest in playing our […]

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BLOG: Sam Blake – 5 creative tips to get more students

Hey there! I’m Sam, I run BMT School of Music, where we teach kids music and help them feel awesome. When I started teaching guitar back in 2005, I was making home visits, riding my bike with my guitar on my back and a paper map in my pocket. Now I run a multi teacher […]

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BLOG: Louise Jordan – Pros and cons of using different online platforms for group work

In January 2021 I was shocked to discover someone I work with had never used Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This would have been completely normal pre-2020 (I’d never heard of either). Like many I quickly came to rely on these digital platforms for catch up meetings with colleagues, family and friends but it took much […]

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