Advocacy Resources, be informed!

Before you speak up, get informed!

Here are a few resources speaking to the value and importance of Music education

 The Coalition for Music Education in Canada

The Coalition for Music Education was founded in 1992 when representatives of more than 20 music education organizations came together to share ideas to improve the state of music education in Canada. The Coalition quickly began working with parents and other concerned citizens to address concerns about music in schools.
https://coalitioncanada.ca/en/

The Benefits of Music Education – Anita Collins

In this talk, musician and educator Anita Collins makes a passionate case for music education as an indispensable part of school curricula, describing how learning to play music is the neurological equivalent of a full-body workout.
https://www.ted.com/talks/anita_collins_the_benefits_of_music_education

Music needs to be a core part of curriculum,
not an extra
Geoff Johnson/Times Colonist

https://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/geoff-johnson-music-needs-to-be-a-core-part-of-curriculum-not-an-extra-1.24314105

Music as the Glue of the Core Curriculum,
Dr. John Gerdy

https://www.johngerdy.com/blog-overview/music-as-the-glue-of-the-core-curriculum

NAMM Foundation

We envision a world in which the joy of making music is a precious element of daily living for everyone; a world in which every child has a deep desire to learn music and a recognized right to be taught; and in which every adult is a passionate champion and defender of that right.
https://www.namm.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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