Thank you to music education expert Andy Silver for this guest post.
For me, education is about more than just academia: of equal if not greater importance is the development of a child’s personal capabilities and the growth of attributes for life. The question of coping in ‘the real world’ mustn’t be deferred until the security of school life draws to a close and adulthood looms. Instead this very question must direct and inform our teaching decisions right from the earliest stages of a child’s time in education.
In a society that is making such rapid technological advances it is no…
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