Articles about Professional Development

Life in Isolation
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 6, pp. 29-31


Diary: CPD, Courses & Gigs
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 6, pp. 16


Development Time
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 8, pp. 41


Four Notions On the Qualities of Cooperating Music Teachers
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 117-129

This article develops criteria for the selection, professional development, and assessment of cooperating teachers through four "notions." These notions suggest that cooperating teachers might (1) possess knowledge of educational theory and practice; (2) understand the importance of context in education; ...

Changing the Game
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 27-28


"My Music Teacher Is My Superhero": Reflections of First- and Second-Year Teachers
The Instrumentalist (2016) Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 14

Several music teachers share their early successes and obstacles. These teachers were giving daily instruction in unfamiliar subjects or under difficult conditions. These students freely shared their experiences in several areas: the topics they felt most prepared for by their ...

Music-making and the master-pupil tradition in teaching: The current state of music education in Germany and Community Music
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 83-98

The present article considers the (non-)relationship of German educational institutions with the field of community music, a field of work currently without an independent designation in Germany. Beginning with the philosophies of its Musikschulen and Musikhochschulen, the article goes on ...