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Bhachu, D. (2019) Facilitating musical learning in Scottish Primary Schools : an interview-based study of generalist primary teachers’, primary music specialists’ and community music practitioners’ views and experiences. Doctoral Thesis submitted to the University of Edinburgh

Bhachu, D. (2015) The International Journal Of Inaccessible Jargon: A Research Dissemination Gap. Blog post for Thinking About Music.

Talks and podcasts:

Teaching Matters Podcast, Episodes 12 (Diversity and inclusion at the heart of curriculum review) and 13 (Who is responsible for ensuring a diverse and inclusive curriculum?), University of Edinburgh

Decolonising music education: making change, one micro-activism at a time. TEDxWomen, University of Edinburgh, December 2018

Co-authored publications:

Brennan, M., Bhachu, D., Collinson Scott, J., & Smillie, G. (2017). A Manifesto for Music Education in Scotland. University of Edinburgh.

I can deliver a range of services and talks, and devise bespoke material, including: anti-racism training; qualitative research methods training; creative careers talks; introduction to decolonising educational and arts research; inclusion and equity in music education; inclusion and equity in the creative industries.

Client typeRate*
Student group/non-profit org£150**
Public sector client half-day (up to 3 hours)£400
Public sector client full day (up to 8 hours with breaks)£700
Corporate half-day (up to 3 hours)£800
Corporate full day (up to 8 hours with breaks)£1500

All clients will get a copy of my materials (slides and/or notes) to keep after the session.

*Please note that my rates may vary depending on the type of client, the nature of the work, and the amount of preparation required. These rates are also for delivery only, and do not include travel, accommodation and/or any other expenses that are expected to be covered by the client, depending on the nature of the service I am providing.

**depending on the nature of the group, this rate can be negotiated, e.g. non-profit groups, small independent charities.

I also offer consultancy on: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; South Asian arts, culture and heritage; Music Education in Scotland (primary and tertiary). My rates for this start from £450/day.

Please get in touch to discuss your needs using the form below.