Neuropedagogy in Music with Robyn Staveley
6th – 8th July 2020
In 2020, WAOSA will be hosing Robyn Staveley’s three day Neuropedagogy in Music Course. This course is for music educators who are interested in looking at how research in cognitive neuroscience and psychology can inform teaching practice.
PRESENTER – Robyn Staveley
Robyn Staveley is a senior lecturer in the School of Teacher Education at UTS (University of Technology Sydney) where she teaches Music, Movement and Dance Education and Educational Psychology. Robyn has been a classroom teacher in general and music contexts, from early childhood to K-12, and is well known throughout Australia and internationally as a presenter of professional development courses and workshops for teachers. She has written many educational resources and materials for teachers, and academic articles for scholarly journals.
Robyn is a member of the K-6 Creative Arts Board Curriculum Committee (NESA), holds state and national positions in professional music education organisations (ANCOS), and was this year the recipient of the Award of Honour for outstanding contribution to music and movement education, from the Orff Schulwerk national association. Currently, Robyn is completing a PhD on the impact of cognitive neuroscience on music pedagogy and runs a PD course in Neuropedagogy in Music.
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