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New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

BlogAug 21 2017Comments Off on New Funders Announced for Achieve Your Greatness!

We’re mega excited to announce that our fundraising efforts have led to welcoming some new funders who will be supporting the next stage of our arts education programme, Achieve Your Greatness (AYG) where we’ll be expanding into three new secondary schools, working in a total of five (up from two). The Ashley Family Foundation, ...

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Should innovation in education come from music?

Should innovation in education come from music?

BlogJul 11 2017Comments Off on Should innovation in education come from music?

I spent the weekend being surrounded by social innovators and singers and it got me thinking about the things that they had in common. On Saturday I hung out with the innovators where there was a lot of chat about the current issues in education. I learned that the number of people attending university has gone up by 400% since the 90s. ...

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Why I’m going to be fearless this week

Why I’m going to be fearless this week

BlogJun 06 2017Comments Off on Why I’m going to be fearless this week

This week will be five years since Abram passed away and I had planned to write about our journey since establishing the Abram Wilson Foundation, what we’ve achieved during that time and what we’re hoping to achieve over the next five years. But then events took another turn and here we are, three terrorist attacks later and two days ...

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

BlogApr 30 2016Comments Off on HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

It’s that time of year again when we get to celebrate JAZZ across the globe.  And what better way to do that than to let you all know what’s in store for the next couple of months. We have some very exciting funding news to share with you in the not too distant future which may or may not involve a certain famous bear…can ...

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ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

BlogJun 09 2015Comments Off on ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

Today is three years since Abram passed and I have been doing a fair amount to mark it. One of the more recent events was a showcase on 4th June at Birmingham Symphony Hall for their ongoing music education project, Generation Ladywood. Abram was involved in the first phase of Generation Ladywood back in 2012. He was commissioned to write a ...

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