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09/02/2017

Annual Conference: Snakes and ladders: Negotiating the TEF Landscape

2nd May 2017 at Faculty of Education, Cambridge University Click here for PDF version...

09/02/2017

Annual Conference: PhD student poster session

Throughout the day (2nd May 2107) we will be displaying posters, and welcome submissions from any active researchers (Doctoral stu...

30/08/2016

Namhe presents at the international society for music education 32nd world conference in Glasgow July 2016

This year the 32nd World Conference for the International Society for Music Education was held in Glasgow from 24th to 29th July...

03/02/2016

Letter to the Guardian

NAMHE has written to the Guardian about its fears that the EBacc will destroy HE (and school) music....

29/01/2016

NAMHE responds to EBacc Consultation

NAMHE has responded to the government consultation on Implementing the English Baccalaurate (EBacc). A joint response was also ma...

27/01/2016

NAMHE responds to TEF Green Paper

NAMHE has responsed to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills' consultation on "Fulfilling our Potential: Teachin...

05/01/2016

NAMHE News

Prof. Rachel Cowgill reviews what has been a particularly active year for NAMHE and highlights current and upcoming priorities for...

24/09/2015

A and AS Level Music Technology consultations

NAMHE has sent a response to the DfE and Ofqual A and AS Level Music Technology consultations....

21/08/2015

Representation of women on Edexcel's AS/A-level Music syllabus

Dr Laura Hamer and Dr Chris Collins have written to Pearson on NAMHE's behalf in support of Jessy McCabe's online petition to ensu...

13/07/2015

Gender and Equality in Music HE

A report commissioned by NAMHE into Gender and Equality in Music Higher Education was presented at NAMHE's annual conference in Ma...

31/05/2015

External examining survey responses

NAMHE recently undertook a survey of the membership on arrangements for external examining. Here are our findings....

09/02/2015

Press Release

NAMHE has issued a press release about the new GCSE and A Level specifications....

09/02/2015

News from NAMHE

An overview of NAMHE's activities over the past twelve months is now available....

30/01/2015

Joint Conference with SCUDD and Dance HE

Programme and booking information is available online for our joint conference with SCUDD and Dance HE: "Survival of the Fitt...

15/09/2014

GCSE, AS and A level consultations

NAMHE has responded, jointly with the Incorporated Society of Musicians and Music Education Council, to the Department for Educati...

02/09/2014

Facilitating Subjects

The NAMHE Committee today sent the following message regarding Facilitating Subjects for the attention of Mrs Nicky Morgan, Secret...

30/06/2014

Research Metrics consultation

NAMHE has responded to HEFCE's consultation on research metrics. Our response is provided here....

19/06/2014

Response to government funding cut proposals

NAMHE has joined the campaign to Protect Music Education. Chair Rachel Cowgill sent the following response to the Government's con...

02/06/2014

Letter to Roger Kain re IMR

NAMHE received many anxious appeals from members about the planned closure of the Institute for Musical Research. Rachel Cowgill ...

02/04/2014

16–19 Accountability Consultation: Government Response published

The Government has published its response to last year's 16–19 Accountability Consultation. Many thanks indeed to everyone...

18/03/2014

Russell Group's 'Facilitating Subjects' Category

For the attention of members in Russell Group institutions: Dear NAMHE members We have received some email from members workin...

06/03/2014

NAMHE's position on Facilitating Subjects

The NAMHE Committee is concerned about the implications for Music in Higher Education of the Russell Group's identification of eig...

10/02/2014

Job opportunity with NAMHE

A six month research project opportunity is currently available with NAMHE: Researcher – Gender and Equality in Higher Edu...

19/11/2013

16-19 Accountability Consultation

Rachel Cowgill, Chair of NAMHE, has written to the membership as follows: Dear all I'm writing to you as Chair of the National...

07/05/2013

New Chair of NAMHE

The AGM of May 7 2013 confirmed the election of Prof. Rachel Cowgill (Cardiff) as the new chair of NAMHE, succeeding Prof. Thomas ...

07/01/2013

NAMHE Committee Election Results

The following have been elected to serve a three year term on the NAMHE Committee, beginning January 2013: Dr Pam Burnard (Facu...

14/09/2012

NAMHE committee news

NAMHE congratulates our chair, Prof. Thomas Schmidt, on his appointment to a personal chair at the University of Manchester with e...

15/04/2012

Additional speaker at NAMHE Conference

NAMHE is pleased to announce that Prof. Robin Nelson of the Central School of Speech & Drama, University of London, will be jo...

29/03/2012

Making the Case for Music: Call for Contributions

NAMHE Committee member Dr Caroline Bithell (University of Manchester) makes the following call: Dear NAMHE member We face a crit...

28/03/2012

UK Border Agency and visiting musicians

NAMHE has been keenly following developments relating to the problems faced by visiting musicians and academics from overseas, inc...

27/11/2011

Response to Omission of Music from the English Baccalaurate

The Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb, has responded to Thomas Schmidt-Beste's letter highlighting the omission of Music fr...

03/11/2011

University of East Anglia to close School of Music?

NAMHE has written to the Vice Chancellor and the Chairman of the Council of the University of East Anglia to protest about plans t...

31/10/2011

Employability of Music Teachers Survey

NAMHE is conducting some research into what contributes to the employability of music teachers. If you work in and around music ed...

17/10/2011

NAMHE Committee Nominations 2012

Nominations for election to the NAMHE Committee for the calendar year 2012 have been mailed to all departmental representatives. ...

17/09/2011

Omission of Music from the English Baccalaureate

Thomas Schmidt-Beste, Chair of NAMHE, sent a letter to the Secretary of State for Education and ministers on the omission of Music...

10/07/2011

AGM and Conference reports

Minutes from the Annual General Meeting and a Conference Report are available following the NAMHE 2011 Conference....

10/05/2011

NAMHE Responds to HEFCE Consultation

NAMHE provided its response to the consultation by HEFCE on the draft of the REF main guidelines and panel guidelines....

01/04/2011

PALATINE study

Thomas Schmidt-Beste, Chair of NAMHE, was recently interviewed as part of a PALATINE study on international academics working in U...

14/02/2011

REF, AHRC and Henley Review details

The following may be of interest to NAMHE members: The REF Impact Pilot Exercise; AHRC Delivery Plan 2011-2015; The Henley Re...

14/12/2010

NAMHE Committee Election Results

The following have been elected to serve for the next three years on the NAMHE Committee (alphabetical order): Dr Martin Blain,...

17/11/2010

NAMHE Committee Elections 2011

The ballot to elect four NAMHE committee members (for the period 2011–2013) has now opened. The nominees have each provided ...

24/01/2010

Autumn/Winter 2009 Newsletter

The latest edition of the NAMHE Newsletter is now available within the publications section....

10/01/2010

NAMHE Committee Election Results

The following have been elected to serve on the NAMHE Committee for a period of three years from January 2010: Prof. Michael Cl...

19/10/2009

Membership 2009/2010

Renewal requests for the 2009/2010 period have now been sent out to all existing members, with a cover letter from Prof. Thomas Sc...

19/03/2009

Committee News

We are delighted to announce that Dr Helena Gaunt (Guildhall) has agreed to be co-opted to the Committee for 2009 in order to cove...

02/03/2009

New Chair of NAMHE

Professor Thomas Schmidt-Beste, currently Acting Chair of NAMHE following the resignation of Celia Duffy last autumn, has been una...

09/12/2008

NAMHE Committee Election Result

The following have been elected to serve on the NAMHE Committee for a period of three years from January 2009: Dr Paul Archbold...

15/10/2008

Thomas Schmidt-Beste becomes Acting Chair of NAMHE

Following Celia Duffy's resignation, the Committee has elected Professor Thomas Schmidt-Beste as Acting Chair of NAMHE until the A...

27/03/2008

Celia Duffy elected as next Chair of NAMHE

Celia Duffy (Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama) has been elected as the next Chair of NAMHE, subject to ratification by ...

03/03/2008

Results of Survey on Transferable Skills

The project run last year by Prof. Allan Moore in association with PALATINE has now published its results. Thanks are extended to ...

24/01/2008

New committee members elected!

Following recent elections, four colleagues will serve on the NAMHE committee for three years: Thomas Schmidt-Beste (University of...

15/06/2007

Take the 20-minute survey on Transferable Skills!

One of the best selling-points we have in encouraging students to read for a music degree or other qualification is the value it h...

23/02/2007

2007 NAMHE Conference: now open for bookings...

We are now taking bookings for our annual conference - this year hosted by Queens University, Belfast. Visit our 'Events' section:...

08/01/2007

Result of elections to the 2007 committee

Professors Jan Smaczny, Katharine Ellis and Geoff Smith have all been re-elected to the committee. Professor Allan Moore (Universi...

07/12/2006

Elections to 2007 NAMHE committee

Seven nominations have been received for the four vacancies on the NAMHE Committee. Statements from each of the candidates, as wel...

28/09/2006

Consultation on a replacement for the RAE post-2008

The NAMHE committee urgently needs members' views on what might replace the Research Assessment Exercise after 2008. To help us c...

16/03/2006

Database of External Examiners updated

NAMHE's database of external examiners has been updated. If you would like to be included in this list or want to check the accura...

15/02/2006

RAE Criteria Finalised

The RAE criteria have been finalised and are on the RAE 2008 website. NAMHE meets with the chairs of Panel O and UoA 67 on 2 Marc...

22/12/2005

NAMHE Election Results

The results of NAMHE's elections to the national committee are now published. The successful candidates are Mark Everist Linda Me...

07/11/2005

NAMHE Newsletter

NAMHE is pleased to announce the publication of the Autumn 2005 Newsletter. This is vol 1/1 of the serial that now carries the IS...

11/09/2005

Employment law and the instrumental teacher

The Federation of British Convservatoires has added a report to its 'Good Management Practice' website on changes to employment la...

11/09/2005

A new website for NAMHE

NAMHE members can now download conference summaries and previous newsletters, get information on forthcoming events, exchange view...