Music education

Why Levi’s is launching an education programme to support young musicians

Levi’s has teamed up with Alicia Keys, Skepta, SZA and Vince Staples to launch a series of music education programmes for young people. CMO Jennifer Sey talks to CR about the project – and explains why the brand is putting music at the heart of its marketing.

Creative Review

Music education in Eritrea

Modern musical instruments training in Eritrea began as soon as Italians seized Massawa in 1885 and started to recruit natives (Askaris) for the burgeoning colonial army.

Music in Africa

Musikinésia, a game that teaches you music theory

Not long ago, Rock Band 3 had a plastic keyboard that let players get the hang of rhythms on the piano, and Synthesia got a little closer to actually being a pack of lessons by using the whole range of a MIDI keyboard as a controller. None of them, though, teach players about music theory as Musikinésia attempts to.

Kill Screen

L'éducation musicale en Suisse inscrite dans la constitution, et après ?

En 2012, 72% de Suisses ont voté pour que l'éducation musicale soit inscrite dans la constitution et devienne un droit fondamental pour chaque enfant. Quatre ans plus tard, quelles sont les répercussions de ce vote sur le paysage de l'éducation musicale en Suisse ?

France Musique

Spotify for Education launches to promote music in schools everywhere

Spotify have launched a new initiative, Spotify for Education, to team up with teachers and creative academics to “strengthen the role of music in schools”.

Route Note

How to Get Kids to Fall (and Stay) in Love with Music

The thing that’s going to hook students first and foremost is the quality of the music that they’re going to learn. There’s good music and bad music in every genre in every style.

WQXR

Three Qualities of Effective Assessment of Student Learning

Assessment is important because the information gained can be used to improve student learning, improve teaching, and communicate to others evidence about the learning process (accountability). Assessment, to be effective, should be useful, targeted, and sustainable.

NAfME

Online training: chromebooks and mixed devices in music education

Everyone that completes the full online training session will also receive a personalised certificate of attendance.

Midnight Music

L'éducation musicale au Japon, un modèle à suivre ?

Le Japon fait figure d'exception mondiale tant l'apprentissage de la musique est fortement ancré dans le système scolaire. En faisant de la musique une discipline aussi importante que les mathématiques, le pays a réussi à la généraliser à l'ensemble de la société. Mais est-ce pour autant une réussite ?

France Musique


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