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Network Newsletter

June edition of the Youth Music Network newsletter out now!

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Music-making and mental health

Pointers for working with adolescents in a medium secure unit.

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Musical inclusion

To achieve a musically inclusive England, we need to work together. Find out how here.

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The Tyranny of Performance

How to build staff confidence?

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Where could we be in 2050?

Update from the Musical Progressions Roundtable.

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A new vision for disabled-led music-making

Take a look at a video from OpenUp Music.

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Partnership working with Music Education Hubs

How can we be most effective?

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Young people, music & rural isolation

New report from NYMAZ.

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Latest round of Youth Music grants

Working towards a musically inclusive England.

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Learning on the job...

Tales of a trainee workshop leader.

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'What do you think we should do?'

Exploring self-efficacy in Youth Music projects.

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Youth Music Evaluation Builder

Download tools to measure your intended outcomes.

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This twilight training session will explore how iPads can be used for music-making in primary, secondary and instrumental teaching contexts.
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This course centres around how to promote children and young people’s positive behaviour in music education settings. Learners will explore standard procedures for promoting positive behaviour, for dealing with inappropriate behaviour, and responding to challenging behaviour.
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This course will cover the processes and purpose of planning, facilitating and evaluating musical learning. Learners will discuss the importance of planning, explore different planning processes, and consider the importance of preparing the physical environment as well as the lesson content. Learners will also consider appropriate strategies,...
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During a session at the recent Inclusive Excellence Conference, part of Bristol’s Fast Forward Festival, an interesting discussion developed on what we mean when we say inclusive and excellent. As usual, it was only on the journey home that I was really able to clarify my thoughts on this. I share them now.
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We have two fantastic prize bundles of instruments, books, technology, equipment and posters to give away. All you have to do to enter is share your expertise...
music-making session with young children
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Want to get adults and carers more engaged in early-years music-making?

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Drake Music

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We need a hashtag!

Hello, not sure if there's been a hashtag suggested yet? However, I a few thoughts about the acronym 'SEND'. I've...

Lauren

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Using a graphic score for music making

A great way to use Figurenotes, Sam! I would love to hear some of what you created. For those that are new to...

RWolffsohn

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'Good enough' technology - don't knock it

In the last month we have attended conferences bringing people focussed on SEN/D and music together in the South West (...

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'Good enough' technology - don't knock it

I think some coordination would be great and it's something we have tried before. There used to be the 'Ensemble...