EMU Capacity Building Seminar - Many Students, Many Pedagogies, Vaasa, Finland
The European Music School Union (EMU) in partnership with the Kuula Institute of Music in Vaasa, Finland organised the EMU Capacity Building Seminar – Many Students, Many Pedagogies. The seminar took place from 24 – 26 October 2013 in Vaasa, Finland.
The EMU Capacity Building Seminar – Many Students, Many Pedagogies was the fourth part of consecutive seminars that EMU organises for directors / management of music and/or art schools in Europe. This particular seminar focused on pedagogies for different areas and target groups in music education, such as children with special needs, exceptionally talented children, group pedagogy, net pedagogy and distance learning, early childhood music education and music education for elderly people. Renowned European specialists on each one of these areas gave conferences and presentations, followed by plenary and group discussions. The aim was to join forces and enhance the dialogue in order to develop music education in European music schools.
The seminar took place in the premises of the Kuula Institute of Music in Vaasa, situated in the beautiful landscape of World Heritage Kvarken Archipelago in Finland.
- You have to teach not only the talented ones. You have to teach all! And all should succeed! by Michael Schlyter, Stockholm University College of Music Education, Sweden
- Specialized music education for children and students with special needs (slides PPT and speech) by Annukka Knuuttila and her team from Kuopio Conservatoire, Finland
- Music education for especially talented children by Dr. Katarina Nummi-Kuisma
- Early childhood music education by Ulla Piispanen, Espoo Music Institute, Finland
- Music education for elderly people by Prof. Dr.Theo Hartogh, University of Vechta, Germany
- Net pedagogy and distance learning (including videos) by Otto Romanowski, composer, computer artist and performer from Finland