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The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia Incorporated (also known as Kodály Australia) is a national association for music educators. Our organisation is inspired by the educational and aesthetic philosophies of the Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály, adapting his ideas to create music programs for early childhood, schools and communities. We support Australian music teachers as they strive for excellence in music education. more…

Upcoming Events

WA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course 2021 – South West ‘Retreat’

July 5 - July 9

Delivered in two 5-day blocks across the term 1 and term 2 school holidays, a Primary Level 1 and 2 and Secondary Level 1 teacher training course will be running for the first time in Bunbury, 2021. Following the success of the 2019 Winter …
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SA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course 2021

July 12 - July 16

Courses are held over two blocks in school holidays of term 2 and 3. Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary music education streams of the AKC Course will be offered in 2021. > For further details, see our AKC 2021 Information …
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QLD: From Soulful Singing to Music Literacy with Dr Jill Trinka

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Kodaly QLD are proud to present            From Soulful Singing to Music Literacy with Dr Jill Trinka In this virtual workshop, learn some American folk songs and singing games. From that experience, we will identify: characteristics …
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The 25th International Kodály Symposium 2021 ONLINE

August 9 - August 13

The 25th International Kodály Symposium 2021 ON-LINE:  Village Voices in Global Harmony  9-13 August 2021 In planning this Symposium, the organising committee has taken great care to remain informed of relevant Health Advice related to the Covid-19 Pandemic. In the interests …
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VIC: Polish your Primary Program

September 3

Friday 3rd September Save the Date Venue: 75 Reid St. North Fitzroy More details to come! Polish your Primary Program  

Latest News

Australian Curriculum Consultation: Have your voice heard

The draft of the revised Australian Curriculum is open for public consultation until Thursday 8 July 2021 and it is time to have your voice heard. There are significant implications for music in the proposed curriculum, and this is the …
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Research invitation: Music teaching and learning, and ICT in blended environments in Australia

Kodály Australia is proud to support Australian music education research that may benefit our members. The National Council has agreed to distribute information for the research project, Re-imagining the future: Music teaching and learning, and ICT in blended environments in …
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Happy 10th Birthday Kodály WA!

Whilst the formation of Kodály WA emerged during 2010, it was on 23 January ten years ago that our branch officially became an incorporated association.  This means this year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Kodály WA! During our first …
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Season’s Greetings from Kodály Australia

On behalf of Kodály Australia, I write to thank you for your support this year and offer our best wishes for the festive season. Despite the unimagined challenges of 2020, there is still much to be thankful for. The pandemic …
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Thank you for sustaining the vision

Today was a landmark occasion in the history of Kodály Australia. This year for the first time we postponed the national conference and brought our community together online – and what a success it was! Nearly three hundred music educators …
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