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

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

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

Policy as practice: the FUTURED #TextImmersion group meets Patrick Schmidt

This autumn, researchers from both OsloMet and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences have met regularly on Fridays to immerse themselves in texts and theories concerning central topics related to the three FUTURED work packages. A major contribution to our discussion  on music education and policy has been a recently published book written by Professor … Read more

Successful webinar in May

For two days in May 2020, the entire team of researchers, guest researchers, scientific advisory board members and steering group from the FUTURED project were invited to a seminar in Bergen. However, as a consequence of the corona-situation, the leaders of the overall project decided to transform the planned event into a webinar. Through a … Read more

News from WP1: Mapping student’s backgrounds, attitudes, aspirations and values

In Work package 1, Study 1, researcher Eyolf Nysæther has conducted a questionnaire survey distributed to all students in Norway undertaking a music education program in the 5-year general teacher education. The aim is to map their background, motivation, attitudes, values and aspirations for professional life. The response rate is high and the data gives … Read more

News from WP1: Looking for values in curriculum plans

Researchers in Work package 1, Study 2, are looking at how current values and ideologies are embedded in guiding documents. Jan Sverre Knudsen and Silje Valde Onsrud have collected local education plans for music in generalist teacher education. So far, more than 60 plans have been collected from all Norwegian institutions providing this training. The … Read more