The creative music curriculum for pre-primary schools

Wai Man Stella LAM, Susan WRIGHT

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This article examines the multifaceted nature of pre-primary music teachers’ and supervisors’ beliefs and practices in music education. It focuses on the general process of creativity (particularly as applied to music education); the classroom setting and how it influences the way music educators approach teaching and learning; and the structuring of music curricula to encourage higher levels of musical thinking in children. The article recommends that regular formal training opportunities in a creative music curriculum should be made available to equip teachers with the skills necessary to integrate music into their current curricula and to improve the quality of education. Copyright © 2004 Symposium Journals Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-220
JournalContemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004


Lam, S. W. M., & Wright, S. (2004). The creative music curriculum for pre-primary schools. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 5(2), 207-220.


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