Issues in Music Teaching stimulates critical reflection on a range of topics related to the teaching and learning of music in both the primary and secondary school, including:
The book prompts the reader to be analytical and critical of theory and practice, and to become an autonomous professional and curriculum developer.
Part One: The Principles of Music and Music Education 1. The Growth of Music Education 2. The Justification for Music Education 3. The Nature of Music and Music Education 4. Music in Society and in Education Part Two: The Curriculum: content, design, implementation and development 1. Musical Learning and Development 2. Teaching for Learning Music in the Classroom 1 3. Teaching for Learning Music in the Classroom 4. Continuity and Progression 5. Pupil Assessment 6. Music and Combined Arts 7. Music Education in and for a Pluralist Society 8. Resources and Activities 9. ICT and the Music Teacher? 10 Equality of Opportunity in Music Education 11 Music Education and Special Needs Part Three: Professional Issues 1. Teachers and Teacher Education 2. Some Comparative Perspectives 3. Research and Development in Music Education