2013, XXXVII, 452 p. 19 illus., 10 illus. in color.
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An up-to-the-minute look at Singapore’s arts education strengths in the last decade
Provides a valuable comparison and contrast across arts education worldwide
Showcases exemplary arts education pedagogies and practices in Singapore
This edited book not only makes a much-needed contribution to research in arts education but also provides a strong grounding of evidential support for Singapore arts education, in contrast to the current state of affairs in arts education in many parts of the world where severe cuts in funding, lackluster support for the arts and imperialist agendas are pervasive. The case of and for Singapore – presented in this edited book through rich descriptions of the dedicated, contextualized practices of arts educators, artists and researchers – offers readers many valuable lessons and reflections on the continued survival and advancement of arts education.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Arts Education Comparison - Arts Education Contextualization - Arts Education Pedagogies - Arts Learning Singapore - Contextualizing Arts Education - Singapore Arts Education