Music Education Policy Group

Advancing global dialogue on music education policies!

The MEP Group works to:

  • reinforce the role of music in educational and cultural policy
  • discuss the problems of music in schools internationally
  • reflect on the role of the State and the role of society in this field
  • create an international pressure group – a network with a strategy for and foundation in music education policies

Co-chaired by the Arts Council England and Creative New Zealand, the MEP Group builds knowledge and connects leading music education policy organizations from different regions and countries committed to advancing their field through global policy dialogue.

News & Opinions from Around the World

How after school music programs have adapted to online ...

OUPblog, 02 Jun 2020

OP-ED: How Music Can Help Lead Recovery, 15 May 2020

OPINION: Making music education sound right to students in ...

The Hechinger Report, 10 May 2020

Working Alone Together: Music Education During And After ...

Forbes, 20 April 2020

Strategic Learning Talks

May 28th

How Arts Funders are Responding to the Pandemic

Talk by Morag MacDonald (Creative Scotland) and Dr. Claire Mera-Nelson (Arts Council England) on funding policies to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the arts and music education sectors, followed by Q&A

April 22nd

Music Education Policies in Latin America - Quo Vadis?

Talk by Prof. Adriana Didier (FLADEM) and Dr. Marcus Madeiros (President, Brazilian Association for Music Education) followed by Q&A