Articles about Education Reform

Exploring the Global Decline of Music Education
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 96-103

This article seeks to explain the disjuncture between the decline of music education in schools and the importance music has in popular youth culture and in creativity within the new knowledge economy. The data discussed in this article have been ...

Inclusive Education Policy In the Hong Kong Primary Music Classroom
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 130ff

An education reform policy and inclusive education policy have been implemented in Hong Kong for over a decade. As more students with special educational needs have entered the mainstream education system under these policies, Hong Kong's primary music classrooms offer ...

Music Teacher Stress In the Era of Accountability
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 104-116

While there is an established body of literature on teacher stress and on the factors that may make music teaching uniquely stressful, there has been little or no research on how the recent era of accountability influences music teacher stress. ...