Monthly Archives: March 2014

National Curriculum Assessment – Carpe Diem

We are living in interesting times in terms of National Curriculum assessment at the moment. Nowhere, I venture to suggest, is this being felt more keenly than in music education. We have long borne the brunt of an over-manipulated system, … Continue reading

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The recent NAHT report and KS3 music assessment

I am still worrying about what I have called forced linear progression for pupils in assessments. I worry about this in particular for music teachers as it seems to me that the things I describe in my 2012 paper Assessment … Continue reading

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