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European Innovative Teaching Award
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THE DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MUSIC

School/Coordinator: Scuola Secondaria Statale di Primo Grado "G. Bianco- G. Pascoli"

THE DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MUSIC - Italy

Topic(s) addressed

  • Promoting inclusion through the universal language of music

  • Petting our students experience music in an active way 

  • Creativity and self-expression according to students’ abilities

Target groups

Students from primary to high schools with social and cultural disadvantages and with disabilities

Methodologies

  • Multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches– the issue of inclusion analysed by focusing on music and its multiple sides 

  • The activities designed and implemented  to gain knowledge, improve skills, and form (or even change) attitudes to diversity and inclusion

  • Creating a fairy tale as an important means to learn about cultural and social diversity through cooperative activities.

  • Honing positive skills in the target group through a Maieutic method 

  • Generating students' creativity, emotions, feelings and ideas through Music Therapy

Environments

  • Making music accessible for the many thanks to the activities carried out by 8 institutions

  • Innovative cooperation between the music conservatory and music associations for disabled people involving students from various backgrounds

  • Combating the prejudice of the “gifted” in learning an instrument

  • giving the disabled a chance to learn and experience music

  • The final show gathering on the stage people with various disabilities- blind and visually impaired, with Down’s Syndrome, the quadriplegic demonstrating the true inclusion

Teachers

  • All teachers shared the common vision of opening new opportunities for all students and fighting prejudices in their schools.

  • Professional musicians taught music composition along with curricular subjects.

  • Disabled musicians taught to build simple musical instruments adjusted to their physical disabilities.

  • Teachers cooperated in activities involving the whole school community.

Impact

  • Teachers evolved on professional and personal levels.

  • Teachers reinforced their skills in the field of inclusive education.

  • The project improved the quality and efficiency of education in schools through innovative 

  • teaching practices.

  • It increased students' competencies in music and Braille music.

  • Vulnerable students improved their chances to continue their education, gain a profession and integrate into society.

  • The involvement of AccordiAbili association and Portuguese Conservatory emphasised the importance of an alternative way of teaching music.

Project category
Secondary education
Project year
2022

Ieinteresētās personas

Koordinatori

Scuola Secondaria Statale di Primo Grado " G. Bianco- G. Pascoli"

Adrese
Italy

AccordiAbili

Adrese
Italy

Etablissement Régional d'Enseignement Adapté aux Déficients Visuels Cité scolaire René Pellet

Adrese
France

EPAL KALAMARIAS

Adrese
Greece

Stowarzyszenie Pozytywnych Zmian

Adrese
Poland

• Escola Artística do Conservatório de Música • Calouste Gulbenkian de Braga

Adrese
Portugal

Agrupamento de Escolas de Maximinos

Adrese
Portugal

Denbigh Primary School

Adrese
United Kingdom