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UK Government Reveal That Music Teachers Bursaries Are To be Maintained

A need to ensure the
A need to ensure the "quality of music education"
The Government have recently announced that they plan to maintain bursaries for music teachers and have revealed some initial funding figures.

Deborah Annetts, the chief executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) commented on the news stating: "It is fantastic news that the government has decided to maintain their teaching incentive of £9,000 for those with a PhD or a First Class Honours (First) undergraduate degree and £4,000 for those with a Master's or an Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1) undergraduate degree.

She added: " In 2015, courses recruited below target for music and to ensure the quality of music education is maintained, we need more specialist music teachers being trained across primary and secondary education."

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By Josh Hummerston

Posted on 5 Oct 2016 15:07 to category : Music News

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