The International Journal of Music Education is the official peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Music Education. It is the prime vehicle for dialogue and exchange between music educators in more than 80 countries around the world and represents the various disciplines within music education. The editorial board of IJME represents the most prominent scholars and practitioners and the journal is the only scholarly publication representing the best practices and research with a world-wide scope. The four issues of IJME per year focus individually on documenting scholarly researc, and innovative practices in teaching and learning. Included from time to time is a special showcase issue targeted at timely topics and issues of relevance to the world of music education. The uniqueness of the journal is that it covers the full range of topics and methodologies relevant to music education theory and practice as well as important issues that are currently being addressed within the profession. IJME is published by Sage Publications.
ISME Members receive one copy of each of four printed issues per year and access to the online journal.
Council of Professional Associations partners receive one copy of each of four printed issues per year and access to the online journal.
To access IJME online members and partners should log into this website (see link at top right of this screen) and then scroll down to click on the cream tile that says IJME online access.
Non-ISME members and Institutions can subscribe to IJME directly though SAGE Publications
Each issue includes articles relating to both research and practice:
- Research: scholarly reports that enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of music with a special interest toward an international constituency and of interest and relevance to the international community.
- Practice: articles relevant to advancing the practice of music teaching and learning at all age levels with issues of direct concern to the classroom or studio, in school and out, private and group instruction.
To submit an article to the IJME, visit the IJME website.
Details of the members of the editorial board for IJME can be seen here.