Meeting with advisory board and guest researchers in May 2022

11-13 May the FUTURED arranged a seminar in Bergen with advisory board and guest researchers to discuss findings from the sub studies of the project. The discussions also focused on the two last articles where findings are centred around change in one article and implications for curriculum, assessment and learning outcome in the other article. … Read more

Working seminar on Thorbjørnrud 16-17 March 2022

Despite well-functioning digital meetings in the research project, there is a need for physical meetings from time to time. In March the main researchers of FUTURED decided to meet somewhere between Oslo and Bergen, and chose the beautiful place Thorbjørnsrud not far from the train station of Hønefoss on the railway between Oslo and Bergen. … Read more

Meetings with the FUTURED Scientific Advisory Board

This spring, the FUTURED researchers and the Scientific Advisory Board have met online to present, discuss and reflect together on important issues regarding each study, work packages and the overall project. Each meeting had its own focus, where the work package leaders, researchers, guest researchers and scientific advisory board members shared development from the studies, … Read more

Successful midway evaluation for Eyolf Nysæther

On the 2 of June, 2021, FUTUREDs` Ph.D.-candidate Eyolf Nysæther had his midway evaluation. Eyolf is a part of the first work package in the project (WP1), with an overall aim of mapping the current situation within music teacher education, and his Ph.D.-project is a mixed-method study in the 5-year General Teacher Education (GTE) with … Read more

FUTURED well represented at RiME2021

The week after Easter, several of the FUTURED researchers’ schedules were filled up with The Twelfth International Research in Music Education Conference (RiME2021). This year’s conference was planned to take place at the Royal College of Music in London. Because of the COVID-19-situation we were only able to meet our dearly missed colleagues worldwide in … Read more

Meet the researchers: Øystein Røsseland Kvinge

Øystein Kvinge is Associate Professor in music at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. In this post, you will get to know him and his recent work, as a teacher educator, researcher and performing artist. Happy easter to all of our readers, hope you are safe and well! Hello, I am Øystein Kvinge At … Read more

Meet the researchers: Jon Helge Sætre

Jon Helge Sætre is Associate Professor in music education at the Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH). He is also the director of CEMPE, the NMH Centre for Excellence in Music Performance Education. Jon Helge worked as a teacher educator for many years at Oslo Metropolitan University, and he has a background as a performing musician … Read more

FUTURED researchers at the NNRME 2021

Early March 2021, the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education (NNRME) arranged an online virtual conference. The conference was hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the theme was Qualities in Music Education Practice and Research. Three important topics were raised by prominent researchers in our field. First, Professor Monica Lindgren, … Read more

Season greetings from the FUTURED team

We would like to thank everyone involved in the FUTURED project for invaluable contributions and collaboration over the last year. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world for us all in an instant. Thanks to our dedicated and proficient team of researchers and board members, the project have continued to move forward, attaining important … Read more

Meet the researchers: Jan Sverre Knudsen

Jan Sverre Knudsen is Professor of music at the Institute of Early Childhood Education, Oslo Metropolitan University. Before his academic career he worked as a music therapist in special education and as a social worker in youth psychiatry. His research interests are related to various sub-disciplines of current musicology: music therapy, ethnomusicology, music education and … Read more