Our school does not allow the use of My Space or You Tube because of the explicit content, NUMU is brilliant because its monitored and its not adults who are using it. Its like a safe My Space Lisa Gibson Head of Music
Engage and inspire young people through music
Support teachers to deliver cross curricular activities in new ways
Support Regional Services to celebrate and co-ordinate music making in their areaThe aims of NUMU
a safe website for young musicians aged 5 to 18 to publish their compositions and performances, compete in charts and take part in school projects. NUMU is....
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Began as online element of Musical Futures in the action research phase.
Re-launched as NUMU and made available to all schools free in January 2007
NUMU Networks for music services introduced in Sept 07
NUMU Video Introduced in Sept 08Background
Over 700 schools registered
8 Music service networks
20,000 students registered
16,000 student compositions/performances
300,000 page views a month
30,000 visitors a month
Who is using it?
Teacher registers to get a NUMU Label for their school
Students create their own accounts on the label
Teacher checks and activates student accounts
Students listen to others music and leave them comments
Students upload music, blogs, videos to their page
Teacher checks and approves their students work for others to access
How it works
Public can only listen to music
No personal information or pictures visible to the public
Only schools and education centres can join
Only 5-18 year olds and CRB checked adults have access
All NUMU staff CRB checked and experienced working with young people
How is it safe?
Ideal for band work and encourage composition
Use charts to motivate students and showcase work
Use blogs for students to reflect on progress
Listen to other schools music
Students can gain peer support from the NUMU community
Teacher projects let you share resources
NUMU and Musical Futures
Teachers know what your doing..but the kids have still got control Student PageJess B
CommentsDJ B Youve got a safe place to talk to people
LabelSirPsychoSexy Im proud of the music in my school
Register at www.numu.org.uk
Call: 0113 246 9989
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Details
Teaching Music is an innovative new portal to help you reflect and improve your knowledge, understanding and skills in music education. It is your space to access information, reflect on your practice, connect with others and contribute your own resources.
www.teachingmusic.org.ukTeaching Music is available to all those involved in music education: teachers, community musicians, senior management and policy makers.
Teaching Music is funded by the TDA and managed by National Association of Music Educators (NAME) and Music Education Council (MEC).