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Tubakunde Evaluation visit - end of week one

Posted in Blog on 5th July 2016

Muraho from Rwanda! Una and I have been here just a week and we've already travelled more than 300km and have visited five different day centres for child and young people with learning and physical disabilities across Rwanda. For both of us, it is out first visit... Read on

How has the music programme benefited the people you work with?

Posted in Projects on 30th June 2016

Earlier this year we implemented a 6 week skill sharing project at The Fields, a residential care home for adults with learning difficulties. We recently returned to visit the staff that had taken part in the training to find out how the music programme has benefited... Read on

Project in Rwanda underway!

Posted in Projects on 28th June 2016

We currently have two Music as Therapy International representatives in Rwanda. Una and Isabel are evaluating a new training model that we piloted last year and supporting staff working in 8 Centres across Rwanda during the next two weeks. We hope to update our... Read on

Interactive Music-Making tutor feedback

Posted in Projects on 27th June 2016

It's not just our students who get excited about the interactive music-making course. The course is delivered by a team of 6 tutors, 5 experienced music therapists and 1 interactive music-making specialist. As we come to the end of this year's delivery, music... Read on

Skill-sharing for people living with Dementia (Hove)

Posted in Projects on 23rd June 2016

Delighted to announce our 4th UK skill-sharing project for 2016: In partnership with Waves Music Therapy and Guildcare, and led by music therapist Hazel Child, we will be looking at ways care staff in Hove can use music to help the people living with dementia... Read on

Interactive Music-Making 2016

Posted in Projects on 22nd June 2016

Our Interactive Music-Making students - all early years practitioners in South East London - are coming to the end of their training with us. We have seen them deliver fabulous sessions to small groups of young children and i was great to hear their enthusiastic... Read on

Distance Learning Programme (Occupied Palestinian Territories)

Posted in Projects on 7th June 2016

In 2015 we piloted the delivery of our Distance Learning Programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The course has been running in Romania for 5 years now and we were keen to see whether it could be replicated elsewhere. We have been working with 3 local... Read on

Rwanda 2016: Update

Posted in Projects on 3rd June 2016

We are excited to confirm that music therapist, Una McInerney and trainee music therapist Isabel Bedford will be visiting Rwanda later on this month to build upon and evaluate a project that we launched there last year. They will visit 6 centres who received training... Read on

Update: Transferring the Distance Learning Programme to Romania

Posted in Projects on 26th May 2016

We will not deliver the DLP to a new cohort of students this year, instead we are seeking to find a recognised Training Provider in Romania to partner with Music as Therapy International and host the Distance Learning Programme. We have consulted our Local Partners... Read on

Developing Romania's Music Therapy practice

Posted in Projects on 18th May 2016

Enormous thank you to Helen Odell-Miller and colleagues at Anglia Ruskin University for welcoming the leader of Romania's first Masters in Music Therapy, Stela Dragulin (pictured), to their music therapy department as part of an Erasmus exchange.And to Sarah Hadley... Read on

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