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Reviewing the Model Music Curriculum

Written by: Jodie Underhill and Kevin Rogers
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Jodie Underhill, Incorporated Society of Musicians, UK Kevin Rogers, music education specialist, UK This article will address how the Model Music Curriculum sits within wider music education developments, and consider both its positive and less useful features and how it could be of practical use to teachers. There has been a significant range of policy decisions and government initiatives that have impacted music education over the past 10 or even 20 years. Some of these have been generic education policies, but some have been music-specific. The National Singing Programme, Sing Up and the Wider Opportunities whole-class ensemble teaching programme grew out of the 2004 Music Manifesto (Music Manifesto, 2004). In 2011, Darren Henley undertook a review of music education and published the Music Education in England report (Henley, 2011). The review highlighted threats and challenges to music education such as insecurity of funding, inequality of access and inappropriate accountabil

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