Student – teacher-artist collaborations: Developing multi-professional creative partnerships in schools

Welcome to an open research seminar with the research group Culture – Criticism – Community in Fyrrommet at HVL campus Kronstad, February 20th 2019 at 1300-1500. About the seminar: Arts-in- education projects and creative partnerships are included in children’s arts education within schools.  Such collaborations between artists and schools are often encouraged by politicians, and […]

Funding of new research project

Here you can read more about the project: https://www.hvl.no/nyhende/12-mill-til-futured–forsking-pa-musikklararutdanning/ Project manager Catharina Christophersen, photo by Marthe Seljeset Berg-Olsen

Ingvild Digranes

Ingvild Digranes is Associate professor of Art and design education, and holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design within education. She teaches and supervises in the Art and design education program at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, campus Bergen. She holds a degree as generalist teacher education with Art and […]

“Music Teacher Education for the Future”

The project “Music Teacher Education for the Future” will critically explore general teacher education (GTE) music programs in Norway. The basic assumptions underlying the project is that music teacher education must relate to societal needs and challenges, and that educational approaches must cater for versatile musicianship, learning styles, and critical reflection. The project aims to challenge […]

Playing to learn or learning to play? New article in British Journal of Music Education

The article “Playing to learn or learning to play? Playing Rocksmith to learn electric guitar and bass in Nordic music teacher education” was published 16th November 2018 by Sigrid Jordal Havre , Lauri Väkevä , Catharina R. Christophersen  and Egil Haugland in British Journal of Music Education.  This article is based on a case study of how the Rocksmith entertainment music video game can be […]

Tine Grieg Viig defended her doctoral thesis

 The 7th December 2018 Tine Grieg Viig defended her doctoral thesis at the University of Bergen. The thesis is named The Dynamics of Creative Music Making: A socio-cultural perspective on learning in creative musical practices, and explores how learning is shaped and facilitated in creative musical practices. The study is designed as a multiple case-study, […]