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Michael Gove’s Oboe Playing: Fingers On Lips, Class

MICHAEL Gove says it’s OK for music teacher to touch pupils. His advice forms part of the Education Secretary’s Keeping Children safe in Music Drive. He says:

“Whether it’s adjusting the position of a violin or demonstrating how to handle drumsticks, showing how a trombone slide should work or introducing new subtleties in oboe playing, teachers should be trusted to touch children without feeling they are somehow transgressing the rules.”

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Posted: 14th, January 2011 | In: Politicians | Comment