October 12th, 2021
FULL TEXT OF DEBORAH ANNETTS' 'DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING ARTS IN SCHOOLS' KEYNOTE SPEECH
ISM Chief Executive Deborah Annetts has used a keynote address on ‘Supporting Creative Subjects in the School Curriculum’ delivered to the Delivering Excellence in Teaching Arts in Schools conference to set out a new template for future education policy.
The speech is the first major policy contribution from the ISM, who are the subject association for music, since appointments of Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, and Schools Minister, Robin Walker.
Speaking to an audience of teachers and senior leaders, Annetts highlighted the failings of the EBacc, called on Government to reform accountability measures and spoke of the importance of wellbeing in holistic education.
The keynote was covered by Music Teacher magazine and you can read the speech in full below
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