News - Projects

Music in Dementia Care Online Training Course in India

Posted in Projects on 5th August 2020

In response to a request for a training project that we received 2 years ago from the Director of Heritage ElderCare Services in India, we have begun developing a new project, a Music in Dementia Care Online Training Course. This course should leave participating... Read on

Supporting our Rwandan Local Partners

Posted in Projects on 21st July 2020

As explained in our blog that was published at the beginning of this month called 'The time to keep going', during the past few months we have been putting into practise 2 of our Values - Partnership and Sustainability - and our current engagement with... Read on

Project Update: COVID-19

Posted in Projects on 1st July 2020

Since our last COVID-19 statement on 1st May, we have been working with our international partners to adjust our activities in response to the pandemic, alongside guidance from local and national authorities and the FCO. We have all experienced lockdowns, school... Read on

The Summer CPD Event for Interactive Music-Makers goes online

Posted in Blog, Projects on 22nd June 2020

Last week, we took our Summer CPD Event for Interactive Music-Makers online. Alexia met with three Interactive Music-Makers (one of whom trained in 2012!) on Zoom to discuss the challenges of working around COVID, and how to keep music a part of early years practice... Read on

Blended Learning Programme 2019-2020 Update

Posted in Projects on 9th June 2020

Congratulations to Myrna for completing the Blended Learning Programme. As many as 43 children could now have the opportunity to access music sessions within the care setting Myrna works in. Many thanks to Fabienne van Eck, Ahmad Al-azzeh and Magda Pata for guiding... Read on

Keeping Going: Dementia Resources and The Musical Instrument Fund

Posted in Projects on 18th May 2020

It's been a month since our last message to you, and we hope you're getting on ok. We've heard from some of our Partners who are locked down at home, unable to work, and some who are working harder than ever; some familiar care settings feel very different... Read on

Project Update: COVID-19

Posted in Projects on 1st May 2020

Since our first COVID-19 statement at the end of March, our ability to deliver our international activities has been further disrupted by the pandemic.  We have reviewed all the projects we had in development, being delivered or scheduled for delivery across... Read on

Kheeima's Story

Posted in Blog, Projects on 24th April 2020

Kheeima Stewart qualified as an Interactive Music-Maker in 2018; Since then she has continued using her interactive music-making techniques and activities within her Early Years Community Co-ordinator role at Quaggy Children’s Centre in Lewisham. Earlier this... Read on

Completing IMM during COVID-19: (Video) Presentation Day

Posted in Blog, Projects on 17th April 2020

This past month has seen all of our lives change dramatically. Our Interactive Music-Making students all work with young children and many of them are key workers. They are currently completing the second part of our course, when they undertake Practical Assignments... Read on

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