February 13-16, 2013
Lemmensinstituut, Leuven, Belgium
The aim of the conference is to shed light upon the constantly changing role of the music teacher in music teaching and learning processes. It focuses mainly on general music educationon the reflective skills of music teachers and how to achieve high quality music education in classrooms and communities. Special attention is given to practitioners' research and to the question of whether and when everyday reflection can be considered a form of research. This central focus will be discussed in the context of European diversity. The conference addresses music educators across a range of experiences, from classroom and community practitioners to student music teachers and researchers.