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de Boise, Sam – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
Whilst the impact of gender inequalities has been studied in relation to music education, especially in the UK, relatively little has been written about their impact on higher music education (HME). This article compares data on HME programs and courses, in the UK and Sweden, from 2010 to 2014. It looks at similarities and differences in the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Music Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Borgström Källén, Carina; Lindgren, Monica – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article explores the significance of context and discourse from a gender perspective within three different studies of the Swedish music classroom, conducted in lower secondary school, upper secondary school and higher music education respectively. The theoretical point of departure is that gender performances as well as the music classroom…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Bjerstedt, Sven – British Journal of Music Education, 2016
Theoretical approaches to learning in practice-based jazz improvisation contexts include situated learning and ecological perspectives. This article focuses on how interest-driven, self-sustaining jazz learning activities can be matched against the concepts of stolen knowledge (Brown & Duguid, 1996) and landscape of learning (Bjerstedt, 2014).…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Creative Activities, Music Activities
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Wallerstedt, Cecilia; Lindgren, Monica – British Journal of Music Education, 2016
Music education in formal settings has the last decades been characterised by informal methods borrowed from outside school. In this study we analyse situations in Swedish secondary school where pupils' experience of music outside school becomes visible in music class. Pedagogical challenges in these situations are identified that concern how to…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Informal Education
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Ehrlin, Anna – British Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study uses observations and interviews to investigate how the leadership at three Swedish preschools in Sweden has impacted the didactic choices made. Two of these preschools use music as a tool for stimulating language and social development, while the third preschool serves as a comparison. The inspiration that the leadership has brought to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Instructional Leadership, Music
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Zandén, Olle; Thorgersen, Cecilia Ferm – British Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study analyses 10 Swedish music teachers' descriptions of how a new music syllabus and a new credit scale have influenced their practice. In the new curriculum, grading is introduced in year 6 and not, as previously, in year 8. We have therefore focused on the effects of this change on school years 5-7. The new syllabus is much more precise…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Music Teachers
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers
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Brandstrom, Sture; Soderman, Johan; Thorgersen, Ketil – British Journal of Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this article is to analyse three case study examples of musical "folkbildning" in Sweden. The first case study is from the establishment of the state-funded Framnas Folk High Music School in the middle of the last century. The second case study, Hagstrom's music education, is from the same time but describes a music school…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Georgii-Hemming, Eva; Westvall, Maria – British Journal of Music Education, 2010
The embedding of informal practices in music education in school relates to significant issues concerning students' engagement, participation, inclusion and the role of the teacher. This article addresses these issues by presenting and discussing current music education in compulsory comprehensive schooling in Sweden. It does so by drawing upon…
Descriptors: Music Education, Informal Education, Music, Foreign Countries
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Karlsen, Sidsel – British Journal of Music Education, 2010
The article reports on a 2-year higher education music programme for young rock musicians in Sweden called BoomTown Music Education. The pedagogical philosophy behind this programme is developed from the findings of two Swedish music education researchers, and the programme exemplifies how knowledge about popular musicians' learning strategies in…
Descriptors: Community Development, Music Education, Informal Education, Music
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Lilliedahl, Jonathan; Georgii-Hemming, Eva – British Journal of Music Education, 2009
This article draws on a study designed to analyse parental expectations of the Swedish municipal school of arts (hereafter MSA) (in Swedish: kommunal musik- och kulturskola). The study is based on in-depth interviews conducted and informed by grounded theory. Although parental expectations are scarcely uniform, the study reveals a hope that the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Art Education, Music Education
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Finnäs, Leif – British Journal of Music Education, 2006
Fifteen-sixteen years old Fenno-Swedish compulsory school pupils' written descriptions of "strong" experiences were used for comparing (a) the frequency of experiences related to music and to other aesthetic areas (literature, drama etc.) and (b) the frequencies of music experiences related to different basic modes of confronting music:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Aesthetics, Middle School Students