Arts partnerships and artists working with young people
Music education (pedagogy, composition, assessment)
Teacher education in music for primary/secondary specialist and generalist (developing expertise and confidence)
Neryl Jeanneret is the Associate Dean, Research Training
and Head of Music Education in Arts Education
in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. She has held leadership positions in peak music education organisations, including President of the Australian Society for Music Education and Chair of the International Society for Music Education's Policy Commission.
She has a background in curriculum design for music classrooms, having served as an adviser to the NSW Department of Education and Board of Studies NSW for many years. Neryl has been the Chief Examiner of Music for the NSW HSC and Chief Assessor for the Style and Composition task for the VCE. Her teaching experience includes music and the arts for early childhood, primary, and secondary pre-service teachers, as well as educational psychology, assessment, sociology, and the psychology of music in undergraduate and postgraduate education programs.
She has lectured to pre-service teachers in Australia, Canada, and the USA, and has presented in both national and international forums. Her publications include national and international book chapters and journal articles, and materials for the Australian Music Centre, Musica Viva, Opera Australia, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.