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Championing music education in schools and the wider society lies at the heart of the MIA’s activities. It has a dedicated Education Committee, formed of representatives from a broad spectrum of MIA member companies, who work with their industry peers, government and local education authorities to promote music education.
To support, maintain and improve music’s place in the lives of primarily young people by utilising the MIA’s strong links between industry and government.
Music Teacher Provision
Areas of Focus: Encouragement of musicians to teach, new teacher qualifications, specific MIA support involving the MIA retail community.
Areas of Focus: Pre-school, Early Years in primary schools.
Government Liaison & Manifesto
Areas of Focus: Liaison with Government departments, working with the Music Manifesto and Quangos.
Curriculum Development and ICT
Areas of Focus: the National Curriculum, Key Stage 3 review, ICT in the curriculum.
Areas of Focus: Liaison with Federation of Music Services, lifelong learning - including an overview of the Weekend Warriors programme.
Areas of Focus: Industry related training and qualifications at 16+. National Music Education Forum.
Outcomes and Communications
Areas of Focus: Messages to MIA members, website strategy, endorsees.
Please keep checking back to these pages as we update them with current Education Committee activities and information.