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Skill sharing project in Wales - final week

Posted in Blog on 31st August 2016

The last session of the skillsharing project in Wales has now taken place, and what a triumph!  Before the session began, I was presented with a plan drafted by the session leaders Penny and Jayne.  Jayne had increased in confidence, and had brought her guitar... Read on

Week 1 - Skill sharing in the Highlands

Posted in Blog on 16th August 2016

Music Therapist, Clare Reynolds delivered a skill sharing project in Romania in 1999 and has since been involved with the charity through our advisory panel of Music therapist who meet once a year. We are therefore very excited to be supporting Clare to deliver... Read on

Skill sharing in South Wales

Posted in Blog on 27th July 2016

We are now over halfway through the skillsharing work in Newport S Wales, with staff plucking up courage to lead half a session each so far.  We’ve devised a super story involving jungle animals so the children can use instruments to make the sounds and bring... Read on

Pilot project in Wales

Posted in Projects on 12th July 2016

We are currently delivering a pilot skill sharing project at a center in Wales that is accessed by young people with a broad range of disabilities. Liz Coombes is delivering the project and is really pleased with how it is going so far. The center Manager told... Read on

Support visit in Hyderabad

Posted in Blog on 11th July 2016

It is great to be back with the teachers at Patashala and ARMS centers in Hyderabad, India.  It has been around 7 months since Alastair and I completed a 5 week Music as Therapy International (MasT) training project for 9 teachers here. It is so inspiring to... Read on

Article written by staff about our first pilot project in the UK

Posted in Projects on 6th July 2016

Click here to hear first hand from the recipients of our first pilot skill sharing project in the UK which took place at the Fields, a residential care home for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Caroline Anderson (the music therapist who delivered the training... Read on

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

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