The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) is the UK’s professional body for musicians and a subject association for music. We support over 9,000 members, including thousands of peripatetic, private and classroom music teachers, with a unique set of professional services. Membership benefits include one-to-one legal advice and representation, essential insurances, resources, fees surveys, award-winning professional development, enhanced professional status and more. The ISM is wholly independent, allowing us to lobby Government as a united voice for music.
Music Teacher magazine is the essential meeting point and resource for music education practitioners. Whether you teach class music, or are a peripatetic/private instrumental teacher, Music Teacher will provide you with invaluable ideas for your teaching, with substantial online lesson materials and a range of practical features.
Teaching Drama, written for teachers by teachers, practitioners and playwrights, is a unique twice-termly magazine resource for anyone involved in drama and performing arts education. Teaching Drama offers a dynamic mixture of news, features, schemes of work and in-depth reviews. It offers inspiring ideas and advice for all drama teachers, whether you’re newly qualified or a head of department.
CDMT provides quality assurance for the professional dance, drama and musical theatre industries. It is the first point of contact for those seeking information on education, training and assessment in the UK. CDMT negotiates with government bodies, as well as national and international agencies on behalf of our member organisations.