Issues in Music Teaching stimulates critical reflection on a range of topics related to the teaching and learning of music in both the primary and secondary school, including:

  • the place of music in the curriculum
  • the nature of music and music education
  • ICT and music education
  • music education and individual needs
  • continuity and progression in music education

The book prompts the reader to be analytical and critical of theory and practice, and to become an autonomous professional and curriculum developer.

chapter |5 pages


part |1 pages

PART I The nature of music and music education

part |1 pages

PART II The content, design, implementation and development of the music curriculum

chapter 6|13 pages

The body and musical literacy

chapter 10|11 pages

Music and combined arts

chapter 13|12 pages

Using ICT in music teaching

part |1 pages

PART III Professional development in music education

chapter 16|15 pages

Teacher development in music

chapter 17|14 pages

Comparative perspectives