The Thursday Talks (previously strategic learning talks) are virtual events where MEP Group members showcase their work, propose topics and hold discussions on critical and timely issues.
Thursday Talks 2022
24 March 2022
Help for Ukrainian Refugee Musicians | More...
05 May 2022
MEPLab 1:Global Compact on Music Education: From Text to Active Process (Americas, Europe)
12 May 2022
MEPLab 2: Global Compact on Music Education: From Text to Active Process (Asia, Europe)
23 June 2022
Strategic Learning Talk: Music Teacher Education
8 December 2022
Strategic Learning Talk: The Latest on Music & Brain Research: Making the Case for Music Education
Strategic Learning Talks 2021
February 25th 2021 @ 3pm CET
Strategic Learning Talks 2020
Sessions of e-symposium on "Rethinking Policies for Music Education in a Post-Pandemic World"
Sustaining the Music Education Workforce
Fostering Music in Schools
Ensuring Equality of Access to an Active Music Life
Towards a Global Value Statement on Music Education: Discussion on the MEP Group's Global Compact
Group discussion, moderator: Dr. Erica Eyrich
Funding Music Education During and After the Pandemic
Morag MacDonald, Creative Scotland, Hannah Fouracre, Arts Council England
New National Studies on the State of Music Education: Canada & Germany
Dr. Ute Welscher (Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germany) and Dr. Eric Favaro (Canada Coalition for Music Education) will present their findings and talk about the challenges of conducting a nation-wide study in a country where educational policies are made at the local/regional level.
Music Education Policies in Latin America - Quo Vadis?
Talk by Prof. Adriana Didier (FLADEM) and Dr. Marcus Madeiros (President, Brazilian Association for Music Education) followed by Q&A
Strategic Learning Talks 2019
11 March 2019 | 12:30 CET
Finland's ARTSEQUAL Research Initiative:
The New Policy Brief "Schools as the largest cultural centers"
The ARTSEQUAL research initiative, coordinated by the University of the Arts Helsinki, examines the arts as public service, with equality as the starting point, and explores how the arts can meet the social challenges of the 2020s. More...
11 July 2019 | 10am CEST
Policies for Building Teacher Capacity in Music Education - Country Comparisons
11 April 2019 | 9am CET
Virtual MEP Group Reception (I)
Getting to know the MEP Group member organizations: introductions, ideas & suggestions for future action!
10 May 2019 | 9am CET
Virtual MEP Group Reception (II)
Getting to know the MEP Group member organizations: introductions, updates and discussion of MEP Group 2019 Annual Background Report!