In this section we provide information on research projects similar to PROFMUS that have either recently concluded or are in the process of being completed.
Music Teacher Education for the Future (FUTURED) is a project funded by the Norwegian Research Council, which is being carried out by the Universities of Western Norway (HVL) and the Oslo Metropolitan University. Led by Professor Catharina Christophersen (HVL), its purpose is to make a critical study of music teacher training in Norway and then propose a model of initial training according to the real needs of our society today. The project has started in 2019 and will last until 2022. More information here.
David Teachout, from the University of North Carolina (USA), has been working with Ken Zeichner, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Washington (USA), to examine the future of teacher training at the University. While they have not been focused on music education in this work, Teachout’s work is dedicated to music teacher training.
Colleen Conway, from the University of Michigan (USA) has been doing a series of long-term research studies that examine the Agenda for the Practice, Research, and Policy of Music Teacher Education in the United States. The major outcome of this endevour is The Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States.