The UK’s Department for Education announced a £18m funding boost for children’s music education. This money will go towards music education which includes the national network of 123 music education hubs established in 2012.
Several months ago, Ofsed criticized a lack of depth and rigour in regards to music education school music in England.
Music and arts campaign groups in the nation are welcoming the funding boost.
The CEO of the Arts Council England, Alan Davey, in a public statement: “We’re delighted at the increased opportunity it will bring to support all young people to enjoy music and develop their talents through a connected music education landscape.”