Arts partnerships and artists working with children/youth (school and non -chool settings)
Creative education (interntional and local)
Teacher education, primary/secondary (music/arts; professional learning)
learning and engagement in the arts (music pedagogy; composition; assessment)
Associate Professor Neryl Jeanneret is the Head of Music Education in Arts Education in MGSE. Her research has focused on artists working with children and young people (CI on ARC Linkage, Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, City of Melbourne and DET grants), engagement in music classrooms, teacher education in the arts and Creative Education. Neryl 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, and has a background in curriculum design for music classrooms, having served as an adviser to the NSW Department of Education, the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW, the DET, Victoria and the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. She has also worked with numerous arts organisations such as the Australian Music Centre, Musica Viva, Opera Australia, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and Creative Victoria. Neryl is a member of Australia’s UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education housed at MGSE, which promotes education in and through the arts through best practice teaching and learning programs, and by generating, collecting and disseminating high-quality research. She is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Music Education and a recipient of MGSE’s 2013 Engagement Award. She has numerous publications and reports, and has recently published the third edition of Education and the Arts for Oxford University Press.