Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Music for all: Scotland on Sunday’s campaign for free tuition

Posted by Calum Johnstone on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, In : Music Education in Scotland 
"TODAY Scotland on Sunday launches Let The Children Play, a campaign for free instrumental music tuition for every Scottish school child.

It comes after an investigation revealed 11 local authorities across Scotland have raised their fees for the 2012-13 school session – meaning children are being charged more than ever before to learn a ­musical instrument"


Read the full article from The Scotsman here

 
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Charging for musical tuition in Scotland’s schools ‘is extra tax on parents’

Posted by Calum Johnstone on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, In : Music Education in Scotland 
Music Tuition in Scotland is always a subject in debate.
 
How do we make it broadly available for all children independently of their family income?
How do we achieve a quality music education throughout?
Do we need a more consistent music education through primary and secondary schools?
When should a child start to learn music and an instrument?
Who should pay the costs of a proper education?

Read this article in the Scotsman:

http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/charging-for-musical-tuition-in-s...
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