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Scene and heard: Exploring a jazz ensemble as a community of musical practice
(ISME [International Society for Music Education], 2012)
This paper explores a jazz ensemble as it formed a “community of musical practice” (CoMP). Underpinned by a constructionist worldview, the study focused on the concept of “situated learning” within an adult jazz music ...
Arts in education within Irish cultural policy: the “ins” and “outs” (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2017)
Becoming an educator in and through the arts: forming and informing emerging teachers' professional identity (Pre-published version)
This article examines student experience and identity formation within an arts education module (involving music, drama and visual arts) on an initial teacher education programme in Ireland. Student reflections (n ¼ 106) ...
Important first steps: Innovation and primary education (Pre-published version)
(The Irish Times, 2008)
Primary education is the best point at which to tackle educational disadvantage and to encourage the growth of the knowledge economy, yet its funding seems to be systematically neglected by Government.
Finding the missing link (Pre-published version)
(The Irish Times, 2008)
Education: Is it time to sacrifice the sacred cow of Irish education - the Leaving Cert?
Other voices: the power of music for children in direct provision (Pre-published version)
(RTÉ [Raidió Teilifís Éireann] Brainstorm, 2018)
Opinion: a series of music workshops and interviews with children in a direct provision centre has shown how making music can foster a sense of belonging and community.
World music in the classroom
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2008)
The importance of incorporating world music as part of the music curriculum in schools and classrooms is at its most relevant in intercultural Ireland. Here are some ideas for activities and resources on world music.
Exploring teacher-artist partnership as a model of CPD for supporting and enhancing arts education in Ireland: A research report
(Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, 2016)
We are at a crossroads in Ireland with regard to teacher-artist partnerships. This joint governmental approach to these partnerships represents a crucial move towards a cohesive arts education strategy for schools. This ...
Social questions, musical answers: Local government music policy and practice (Pre-published version)
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2009)
Arts within local government polices and practices has been increasing worldwide. These local government arts agendas are primarily aimed at raising artistic standards, enhancing the quality of life within communities and ...
Power in numbers: Ways forward for musical communities (Pre-published version)
(The Journal of Music, 2016)