Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Competency-based learning: Music education, the great forgotten
Ana Mercedes Vernia-Carrasco

Last modified: 09-05-2018


Adapting to the European framework in education, without thinking about the approaches of UNESCO, assumed that there was no type of exclusion, neither by subjects nor by profiles, however, we find a clear void regarding the competencies that a professional of music must acquire, in their training and for their employability. Not only in the strictest areas such as the Conservatories, but also in elementary schools and at the University. Our work required the help of professionals from music schools, because current laws do not refer to work in the area of competences, except in some decrees where professional competences are mentioned, or in other cases, where reference is simply made to integrate the basic skills of primary schools. The results were a proposal of basic Competences in music, which could include both conservatories and music schools, regardless of the instrumental specialty, which is a first step to establish a criterion that unifies the criteria for this group of teachers.

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