Webinar: Music changes young lives and minds

A free Arts Award webinar taking place on Thursday 18 October at 3.30pm will demonstrate how music changes schools and has a major impact on education and wellbeing.   

Trinity College London are hosting the session, aimed at primary and secondary school music teachers, heads of department, head teachers, peripatetic teachers and music leaders, and parents and carers. The webinar will cover a variety of topics, including:   

  • Music and child development in Primary schools and how cuts to music and the arts can affect the wellbeing of children 
  • Music minds – empowering teenagers to use music as a coping strategy and the impact of music on young people’s mental health 
  • A number of pioneering programmes in the UK which are empowering young people to replace negative coping behaviours with music 
  • How Arts Award is a flexible, accessible qualification with demonstrable evidence proving that it has a positive impact on young peoples’ education and life experience 
  • The wider positive impact of music in schools and how Arts Award can play a supporting role 

The webinar will be hosted by our Music Education Hubs Associate, Ruth Jones. She will be joined by: 

Jimmy Rotheram, musician and Music Coordinator at Feversham Primary Academy and Anita Holford who is a freelance writer and communications practitioner, specialising in helping music and arts organisations to communicate the value and impact of what they do. 

Register online via Trinity College and don’t worry if you can’t attend live, register as normal and a link to the webinar will be shared after the event.