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Is Music under threat in secondary schools?

An interview with Professor Martin Fautley that presents evidence on an emerging decline of curriculum time and teacher numbers in secondary schools.

Professor Martin Fautley is Director for Research in Education at the Faculty of Health, Education, and Life Science at Birmingham City University. Here he outlines his analysis of recent DfE statistical data and the worrying picture it is presenting. This follows the recent BBC coverage of other research by Dr Ally Daubney and Duncan Mackrill from Sussex University's School of Education and Social Work also referred to in this interview.