Dumbing Down for a Decade

This appeared on the UK’s Daily Mail website and provokes thought about the adequacy of some educational systems and what can be done to make improvements. British pupils have slipped down international league tables in key subjects over the past decade. The most authoritative comparison is the Programme for International Student Assessment carried out by … Read more

Richard Gill: The young person’s guide to the orchestra … is lacking

If you are interested in reading more about the national curriculum and the music education debate, click onto Richard Gill’s article in The Sydney Morning Herald (Sept 2009): http://www.smh.com.au/news/entertainment/arts/the-young-persons-guide-to-the-orchestra-8230-is-lacking/2009/09/01/1251570708614.html