Professional development

World Pencil

I set up World Pencil in 2015/16. It's a charity and a social enterprise focussing on the coming together of arts, education and sustainable development. 

Arts Council England

Supported Arts Council England with several projects around Early Years and Professional Development

Good Questions

Good Questions is a social learning network for online workshops, courses and tools, where people assess their knowledge, understanding and skills together and learn from each other’s experiences and ideas. 

Musical Bridges website

Musical Bridges was a Special Initiative of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, with additional funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

A guide for producing resource packs

This is a guide for people who are producing, or thinking of producing, a resource pack -- in other words, it's a resource pack for making resource packs!

Youth Music Network

The Youth Music Network is an online community for people who work in and around music education in the UK.

Sharing effective practice

Have you ever seen or developed something fantastic and been frustrated more people didn't know about it?

Moving on: professional development for advanced Early Years music making

Moving On is a professional development programme for advanced Early Years music making.

Youth Music

Youth Music is the UK's leading charity supporting music-making opportunities for children and young people, particularly those in challenging circumstances.


Broadly speaking, if you want lots of people to benefit from the effective practice that's developed by a few people, you can either mandate it into policies or you can enable people to adopt, customise and own it themselves.


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