Music has always been my passion. I am a professional musician and educator. Let me show you how to give the gift of music to the pupils of your school.
"I would teach children music, physics & philosophy; but most of importantly music, for the patterns in music & all the arts are the keys to learning"
Latest Podcast Episodes
Education On Fire
We continue our Primary Music on Fire specials with the opportunity to learn about one of our members Chris Livingstone. We discuss the courses Chris has developed for Get 2 Learn Music and explain how you can sign up for our upcoming webinar where you can get a look inside his rhythm courses. Primary Music…Read More
In between season 7 (wellbeing) and 8 (maths) Mark focuses on his passion for music. As a professional musician and educator Mark Taylor – the host/creator of the Education on Fire Network – developed a music membership site to support teachers embed music in their schools. The result was Primary Music on Fire. On todays…Read More
Mark explains his idea about starting an Education on Fire Community by bringing everyone involved in the Education on Fire Podcast Network together to support the children in our lives. A group of people to lead the creation of important learning content that we can gift our children. Education on Fire Learning on Fire National…Read More
Learning On Fire
Dr. Martha Saunders joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Dr. Martha Saunders is the sixth President of the University of West Florida. In her 30+ years in higher education, she has served in academic and leadership roles at universities in…Read More
Davide Di Giorgio joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Davide is the number one international best-selling author of “Being UNapologetic”, a keynote and TEDx speaker, Comparanoia™ expert, and a speaking and confidence consultant for influencers and celebrities. He is a…Read More
Kirstie Mackey joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Kirstie Mackey, Head of LifeSkills created with Barclays What is LifeSkills? LifeSkills created with Barclays, have one single-minded ambition – to inspire young people to get the skills they need for a…Read More
National Association for Primary Education
Wendy Scott is a Froebelian early years teacher with extensive experience in the PVI sector as well as schools. Headship of a demonstration nursery school was followed by a senior lectureship at Roehampton University, where she co-ordinated the original advanced diploma in multi-professional studies. Wendy has been an early years and primary inspector in London,…Read More
Handwriting The National Association for Primary Education are planning new handwriting workshops for primary schools. Mark Taylor talks to Jeremy Rowe about his vast experience in education and what to expect from the handwriting workshops. Handwriting is in the National Curriculum – is it an anachronism like 12x table? – or an important skill? It could…Read More
Rebecca Sheikh is a certified Aware Parenting Level 2 teacher, and her passion lies in helping parents find ways to discipline without the use of punishments or rewards. She taught as primary school teacher for 17 years before having her first child. She is now the…Read More
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I love this podcast- Mark does a brilliant job of gently challenging the education status quo, and in so doing he reveals some of the most innovative, creative and inspiring approaches to education."
Most Recent Blog Posts
In this series of videos Mark Taylor from Primary Music on Fire demonstrates how to play the percussion instruments from the percussion trolley. Mark combines his professional performing career with teaching drums, percussion instruments and whole group rhythm workshops. With 25 years experience there is something to take away for everyone. Primary Music on…Read More
National Association for Primary Education
Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.