Music education

Education in the new economy: STEM plus arts

Ken Robinson, author of the inspiring best-seller "Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative," reminds us that the goal of education should not be to teach subjects, rather to teach students.

SLT Today

France: L'Éducation artistique et culturelle "un engagement au long cours"

L'Éducation artistique et culturelle compte parmi les chevaux de bataille de la ministre de la Culture.

ActuaLitté

Michelle Obama pushes for music, arts in schools at awards lunch

First Lady Michelle Obama took to an entertainment-industry pulpit in Los Angeles to stump for expanding the role of arts in education, saying that 6 million children in the U.S. have no exposure to any form of arts in school.

Los Angeles Times

India: Need for formalized music education

It is not often that you find your teacher using a keyboard instead of a blackboard, but no one's complaining at Goa University (GU).

The Times of India

UK: Charity gives springboard to aspiring young musicians

During the Second World War, the great violinist and educator Yehudi Menuhin played concerts for Allied troops and travelled to Belsen concentration camp shortly after it was liberated to perform for surviving prisoners.

Herald Scotland

US: High School Music Classes Remain Popular, but Hispanics Lag Behind

New research finds that, contrary to fears, the No Child Left Behind act had little impact on enrollment in music courses.

Pacific Standard

UK: Fight the cuts

Because if kids aren't learning, they're not playing. And if they're not playing they're not buying.

Mi Pro

Music lessons combat poverty’s effect on the brain

Research suggests classes can help close the socioeconomic gap in reading ability.

Salon

La musique affûte le cerveau des enfants

Ceux qui jouent régulièrement d'un instrument développent davantage leur habileté mentale.

Le Figaro


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