Children's participation in music: connecting the cultural contexts - an Australian perspective

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Temmerman, Nita. 2005. "Children's participation in music: connecting the cultural contexts - an Australian perspective." British Journal of Music Education. 22 (2), pp. 113-123. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0265051705006091
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Children's participation in music: connecting the cultural contexts - an Australian perspective

ERA Journal ID9890
Article CategoryArticle
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AuthorTemmerman, Nita
Journal TitleBritish Journal of Music Education
Journal Citation22 (2), pp. 113-123
Number of Pages11
Year2005
Place of PublicationCambridge, United Kingdom
ISSN0265-0517
1469-2104
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/S0265051705006091
Web Address (URL)https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-music-education/article/abs/childrens-participation-in-music-connecting-the-cultural-contexts-an-australian-perspective/CB0F144C849CE8D2D72BE6D8D8B43880
Abstract

The cultural contexts of home, school and community all have important parts to play in the music education of children, but at present in Australia, these three entities are insufficiently connected on a number of fronts, not the least being an understanding about the purpose(s) of young people's engagement with music. This paper puts forward two specific proposals for action aimed to help build linkages among the three cultural contexts and ensure young people's on-going engagement with music. These proposals, which call on the education sector to assume leadership for action, have implications for policy makers, school personnel, as well as parents, individual artists and community arts organisations.

Keywordsmusic education; children
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390201. Education policy
390101. Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
360306. Musicology and ethnomusicology
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