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ERIC Number: EJ1021197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
Partnership Working and Possible Selves in Music Education
Varvarigou, Maria; Creech, Andrea; Hallam, Susan
International Journal of Music Education, v32 n1 p84-97 Feb 2014
Between 2008 and 2010, the internationally acclaimed London Symphony Orchestra worked in partnership with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and 10 East London Music Services, delivering a range of music education projects that involved professional musicians, classroom teachers, primary school-aged pupils and college students. This article considers qualitative and quantitative findings from an evaluation of the partnership and explores the extent to which participation influenced the aspirations and self-concept of those actively engaged stakeholders. The data are interpreted through the "possible selves" construct (Markus & Nurius, 1986), which offers a framework for understanding the partnership as the medium through which the formulation of aspirations and goals may be interpreted.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)
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