The FUTURED-project has now officially started

The research project «Music Education for the Future» (FUTURED 2019-2022) started up with a kick off seminar 9th-10th September in Bergen, Norway with researchers from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and Oslo Metropolitan University in addition to guest researchers from Norway, Finland, Ireland and The United States. The researchers presented the three work packages, […]

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

“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 […]

Contribution from the CCC-Group at the Norwegian Network Conference for Music Teacher Education

At the Norwegian Network Conference for Music Teacher Education 22.-23. October 2018 at North University in Bodø, 3 memebers from the CCC research group contributed to the topic Inclusive Music Education. Judy Lewis was the keynote speaker with the talk The act of listening: What  twenty 10-year olds taught me about social justice. Felicity Burbridge Rinde […]