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Music Education Resources

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Music Education Resources

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Amnesty's new lesson pack and assembly for 11-16 year olds on protest songs, human rights and the lyrics of social change:

Wing Wah Lawa & Wai Chung Ho (2009) Globalization, values education, and school music education in China. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41 (4), 501-520

Palmberg, M (2002) Playing with Identities in Contemporary Music in Africa Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute.

Power, A. and Horsley, M. (2010) Pathways from global education understandings to teaching music. British Journal of Music Education, 27: 141-150.

Land, R. & D. O. Stovall (2009) Hip Hop and Social Justice Education: A Brief Introduction. Equity & Excellence in Education, Volume 42, Issue 1.

Allum, L. and Garnett, J. (2011) Global Citizenship, Enterprise Pedagogy and Music Education.

The Understanding Slavery Initiative

  • Development Education Research Centre
    Development Education Research Centre

    Information and resources on the transatlantic slave trade including an ‘Understanding Slavery rap’ by Soweto Kinch. Could be used to explore the background to the Blues.

33revolutionsperminute's Blog

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    Development Education Research Centre

    33Revolutions per minute: a history of protest songs.

TES Connect

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    Development Education Research Centre

    World music resources and activities.

Smithsonian Folkways

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Promotes cultural understanding through music and provides educational materials, lessons, activities and interactive virtual learning activities.

Songs for Human Rights

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Short list of songs linked to Human Rights

Social Justice Top 40

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Includes a list of songs and music linked to social justice

Social Justice Song Index

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Database of songs which include themes such as: Race & Racism; Economic Justice, Class, & Poverty; Age & Ageism; Gender & Sexism; Homophobia & Heterosexism; and Education.

Great Protest Songs

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Includes peace, anti war, freedom and political songs. Provides information, YouTube link and blog.

Playing for Change

  • Development Education Research Centre
    Development Education Research Centre

    A foundation with a mission to connect the world through music and to ensure that anyone with the desire to receive a music education would have the opportunity to do so. There are a number of videos of music-making across countries that can be shown in class.

Oxfam - Music Resources 14-16

Oxfam - Music Education 11-14

  • Development Education Research Centre
    Development Education Research Centre

    Lesson plans and teaching resources in GC music for ages 11 -14.

Music for Change

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Provides music workshops linked to the curriculum.

Interdependence and Music

Hip Hop & Education

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Ithaca College website compiling resources about Hip Hop and Education.

Global Dimension - Olympic National Anthems

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    Development Education Research Centre

    This page offers a number of resources regarding the Olympic National Anthems.

Global Classroom

Resources For Educators

globalclassroom.org
  • Development Education Research Centre
    Development Education Research Centre

    Provides links to music resources for teachers.

Development Education.ie

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Human rights and music – information for teachers focusing on race, women and war.

Christian Aid - Music Resources

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    Development Education Research Centre

    This websites provides numerous resources by topic or country. Here, specific to music.

Cambridgeshire County Council (CAS)

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    Development Education Research Centre

    Provides global music lesson plans, which include links to use with them.