Music Education Hubs

Solihull Music Education Hub

Solihull Music Education Hub (MEH) is part of the MAC MEH Strategy Group – five hubs who meet monthly, to support and challenge each other to move the needle on inclusion in their organisations and partnerships facilitated by MAC Makes Music. 

Here are some examples of how we have supported and collaborated with Solihull Music;

StrategicWorkforceMusic Delivery
Development of original Inclusion Strategy with Dr Phil MullenFree places for staff to complete SEMHD training programmeStarter pilots in PRUs and Alternative Provision leading to development of Beats programme
Individual bespoke consultancy - regular 1:1sShadowing opportunities on SEMHD and SEND programmesCreative Sounds Solihull - inclusive music group led by MAC staff
Chairing of Inclusion SubgroupInclusive Choir training - partnership with SoundaboutSolihull Youth Offending Service Pilots led by MAC staff
MAC MEH Strategy Group - monthly peer supportMentoring from specialist Music Leaders for peri staffInclusive Choir - Solihull rehearsals
Regional partnership opportunities with sector specialists e.g. Soundabout & Open Up MusicFree or subsidised access to specialist training and peer sharing opportunities Band/group offer in local special schools
Youth Voice support - surveys and focus groups with children and young people Signposting and invitations to wider inclusion opportunities via AMIE networkSEMHD mainstream primary schools programme

Solihull Case Study

Working Together to Move the Needle on Inclusion in Five West Midlands Music Education Hubs

Explore the inclusion journeys of staff from Solihull Music in this in-depth case study produced by Anita Holford


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Please contact us if you would like to discuss how we can support your hub;

0121 446 3222    |     jen.loffman@macbirmingham.co.uk    |    @macmakesmusic