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Music education

Chairman of the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Mike Tyler joins The School Bell podcast to discuss the importance of music education in developing language and reasoning. Mike provides a credible voice to music curriculum in school education; he has decades of experience working with the Queensland Education Department and is currently the Principal Education Officer in curriculum, teaching and learning in Music and the Arts.

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • AMEB Online Orchestra Launch
  • How music education has changed over the last 40 years
  • The value of music education in schools
  • What the research says
  • Provision in the independent sector
  • Music literacy in the early years
  • Outcomes of instrumental music in secondary schooling
  • Kodály methodology
  • Primary schools and recorders
  • AMEB examinations breaking down barriers
  • International recognition
  • Integrate and celebrate music in schools

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