CONFERENCE THEMES

Conference Theme:

EQUITY AND DIVERSITY IN MUSICAL ARTS EDUCATION

Sub-themes

  • Instructional Methodologies in Musical
  • Arts Education
  • Inclusivity and access
  • Cultural policy in Africa
  • Musical Arts Education and Technologies
  • Musical Arts Creativity, Improvisation and Composition
  • Research in Musical Arts
  • Education and Musical Arts in the Community
  • Health, well-being and spirituality in Musical Arts
Sub Themes Explained

Instructional methodologies in Musical Arts Education
How do we expand instructional approaches and practices to support student achievement and musical arts education? How do we develop appropriate teaching and learning approaches, and assessment in a high-quality arts education?

Inclusivity and access
How do we expand access to musical arts education for every child in our environment, which could involve parents, administration, and other wider community?

Cultural policy in Africa
How do the policies in place affect musical arts education within the various contexts?

Musical Arts Education and Technologies
How do we apply scientific knowledge for practical purposes within musical arts education?

Musical Arts Creativity, Composition and Improvisation
How do we create a learning environment that promotes creativity through composition and improvisation?

Research in Musical Arts
How do we cultivate a systematic investigation into and the study of musical arts materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions? How do we showcase as well as communicate research findings/results both formally and informally, e.g. “poster session” format.

Education and Musical Arts in the Community
How do we create a musical community beyond educational institutions in both rural and urban settings?

Health, well-being and spirituality in Musical Arts
How is health, spiritual and emotional well-being linked to engagement in musical arts particularly for indigenous Africans?