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Advocacy Standing Committee (ASC)

Mission

The mission of the Advocacy Standing Committee is to identify and create opportunities to advocate on behalf of music education in international forums through-out the world, emphasising the importance of including music in the education and life of every young person. To accomplish this mission, the work of the committee includes:

  • Planning and offering advocacy sessions at the ISME biennial world Conference
  • Maintaining and updating an advocacy resource page with a variety of materials and relevant links on the ISME website
  • Identifying and publicising existing advocacy materials in ISME journals and newsletters
  • Serving as a resource for music educators who need assistance in advocating for music education in particular regions and countries
  • Developing closer ties with partner organisations in business, government and other national associations to co-ordinate a more international perspective on advocacy
  • Collecting and sharing successful advocacy efforts from various countries around the world
Related people
India
Mrs. Sandra Oberoi
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Poland, Iceland
Mr. Adam Switala
Adam Świtała is a musician, composer and teacher, currently adjunct at the School of Education, University of Iceland. He also holds a Master degree in...
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Canada
Dr. Valerie Peters
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Brazil
Dr. Marco Antonio Toledo Nascimento
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United States
Dr. Peter Webster
Member of ISME Board
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United States
Dr. Lauren Kapalka Richerme
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