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A-level music marking ‘lottery’ stops young composers getting top grades, study warns

Congrats to PhD Student Kirsty Devaney and Professor of Education Martin Fautley at Birmingham City University for getting their research published by the Independent Newspaper.

Read the article here:  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/a-level-music-marking-lottery-stops-young-composers-getting-top-grades-study-warns-a6786231.html

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Download and read the full research on AS and A-level composing assessment here: http://www.ism.org/blog/article/composing-research-teacher-attitudes

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@KirstyDevaney 

 

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ISM webinar: Which way now? GCSE music challenges and choices

Kirsty Devaney, PhD student, School of Education, @KirstyDevaney

Education PhD student Kirsty Devaney paired up with Dr Alison Daubney from Sussex University to host a webinar for the Incorporated Society of Musicians . This webinar is designed to help music educators to choose the most appropriate qualification for their pupils by considering the key changes and exploring the new qualifications from each awarding body in depth. What the video here: