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Susan Buchan

Susan Buchan

Susan Buchan is a music educator who has taught music at all levels in a variety of government and non-government settings. Currently, she is a sessional teacher at Deakin University. Susan's research interests include the contribution to children's growth and development of accessible music-making approaches that include that use of specially designed marimbas. One of the themes of her doctoral thesis was the exploration of public pedagogy and its implications for music learning and teaching.

Education, entertainment and a school music festival

Introduction In the state of Victoria in 2013, the Education and Training Committee of the Victorian Parliament conducted an “Inquiry into the Extent, Benefits and Potential of School Music” (Education and Training Committee of the Victorian Parliament, 2013) and noted

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