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Issue 165: Music in Schools , Issue 165: Lessons from America , Issue 165: Response to McMaster

  • Music in Schools, Lessons from America, Response to McMaster

    10 Mar 2008

    One of society?s less visible but looming issues is that of older men?s health. Ginny Brink suggests that a uniquely Australian concept might offer us a solution.

    You could grow old just absorbing all the literature there is on ageing. It’s one of this century’s big flavours and we’ve only just started to taste of the implications of our expanding greying population. However, in spite of our emerging awareness of this radical demographic shift, elderly people still suffer extreme exclusion: half of those over 60 live in deprived urban areas and 300,000 older people have gone a whole month without speaking to neighbours or family.

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  • 10 Mar 2008
  • 10 Mar 2008

    One of society?s less visible but looming issues is that of older men?s health. Ginny Brink suggests that a uniquely Australian concept might offer us a solution.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    There are some surprising differences in how galleries and museums on either side of the pond generate income, as Kate Carreno discovered on a fact-finding mission to New York and New England.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    As baby boomers begin to reach retirement age, Amy Kweskin Duncan explores what the USA is doing to ensure arts leadership in the future, and the parallels with developments in the UK.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    Self-directed, informal learning in Hertfordshire schools has improved motivation as well as musical skills, writes Abigail D?Amore.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    New ideas on the role and make-up of arts boards could lead to problems, writes Jodi Myers in the latest in our special series of responses to the McMaster Report.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    Creating a relationship between schools in the UK and the US needs a high-quality product, good networking and an understanding of the different school systems, reports Sydney Thornbury.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    Dylan Adams entered the museum world on a long-stay placement to work on schools projects, and found that music provided a way into understanding the past.

  • 10 Mar 2008

    Orchestral education departments, the Music Manifesto and the national subject organisation for music education are all working towards improving schools? music, writes Keith Stubbs.