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English Folk Dance and Song Society project nominated for Education Award
The Full English Learning Programme in schools, hosted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has been short-listed for the Best Musical Initiative Award at the 2015 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence.
This exciting programme offered 19 schools across England the chance to take part in creative projects inspired by The Full English digital archive that EFDSS launched in 2013. Each project was based around music, dance, song, drama, story telling and other folk arts inspired by their local regions and was also designed to link with relevant curriculum objectives.
As part of the legacy of The Full English learning programme, the below are now freely available via the EFDSS website:
- Online Resource Bank – contains a growing number of learning resources created through The Full English learning programme for use in schools and informal learning settings.
- Case study booklet – written by Dr Alison Daubney featuring key outcomes of learning from all the schools’ projects. The aim for this booklet is to encourage other schools and cultural or heritage organisations to realise the potential of working with folk arts and it’s already attracting positive attention!
- Film clips – from the schools’ performances at the showcase conference are now online. They will shortly be joined by a series of short films documenting various aspects of The Full English project and learning programme.
The winner will be announced at a gala ceremony in March, presented by Classic FM’s Margherita Taylor. Sound Connections would like to congratulate EFDSS on this prestigious nomination and the hard work that has gone into this exciting project.
Music Excellence London: Webinar - 'A practical guide to composing and arranging music for the KS3 classroom and school ensemble'
Thursday 27 April 2017
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Music Excellence London: TeachMeet - 'Building a department from the bottom-up: a musical vision'
Thursday 4 May 2017
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Samba Drumming and Body Percussion
Wednesday 24 May 2017
2.00pm - 5.00pm
What’s That Noise? - Encouraging child-initiated musicality with John Webb
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9.15am - 3.30pm
- Did you see the @SConnections newsletter this week? Exciting #Innovate2017 + workshop announcements. Read it here: https://t.co/JqrOJ77mAm,
- Experience hands on child-initiated music making with John Webb @KintorewayNS on 21 June #LEYMN #earlyyears… https://t.co/z1dLeVpoIZ,
- Next @MusicExLondon TeachMeet, May 4 'Building a dept from the bottom up: A musical vision' thanks @listermusicdept… https://t.co/66RHCEPzrn,
- Uniqueness of three orgs coming together on one project. @Seriouslive @lsostlukes Discovery and @hackneymusic Shari… https://t.co/Vo3riyQGEC,
- Chris Mackin from Ickburgh School - working w @hmdtmusic @lsostlukes @hackneymusic - just finished project for… https://t.co/amvFPJi8e5,
- "Take the risk to put young people in driving seat - they will always surprise you & create brilliant projects" #YouthVoice @hackneymusic,
- Great #YouthVoice presentation from Kenia, Takiyah, Caitlin @hackneymusic #YouthMusicForum. Young people must have… https://t.co/Qwc4oUbV0r,
- "Collaboration is vital defence to reduction of our provision as music educators. Think about schools,… https://t.co/s71tsbVMum,
- Great to be at this @hackneymusic event this evening. A brilliant network doing fantastic partnership work with sch… https://t.co/oGEqGvW3Eb,
- MT @sfhannan Gr8 to hear from a music coord @hackneymusic event that theirHT sees music key to curriculum & focus not just on maths/literacy,