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

NSW: Semester 1 Events Recording Links available

July 5 - December 31

Did you miss one of our Semester 1 workshops? No problem – all workshops were recorded! Please see registration links below to register and watch: The Value of Child-Centred Teaching in the Music Classroom with Dr Rob Amchin Dr. Rob …
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ASME National Conference 2021

September 29 - October 1

ASME is pleased to announce that Registrations and Call for Presentations are now open for the ASME XXIII National Conference being held in Hobart Wednesday September 29, Thursday September 30 and Friday October 1st, 2021. Submissions for the presentation of papers, …
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SA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course 2021

October 4 - October 8

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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VIC: Cultural Responsiveness with Uncle Bill Nicholson & the Wurundjeri Corporation

October 12

Cultural Responsiveness with Uncle Bill Nicholson & the Wurundjeri Corporation Tuesday 12 October Abbotsford Convent & Yarra Bend Park More details to come! Cultural Responsiveness with Uncle Bill Nicholson and the Wurundjeri Corporation

ACT: Preschool Music Workshop (Online)

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Members of the Kodály ACT Committee will present this two-hour, TQI Accredited, online workshop focusing on songs, rhymes, games and action to engage preschool-aged children in Music.
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Latest News

Research invitation: Early Career Music Teachers’ Readiness

Kodály Australia is proud to support Australian music education research that may benefit our members. Early career music teachers within five years of graduating from an initial teacher education program are invited to participate in the research project, Early Career …
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Congratulations Dr Aleta King

Kodály Australia is proud to congratulate and celebrate member Dr Aleta King who recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney. Dr King’s doctoral research investigated the role of the conductor …
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Quality Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Review

Kodály Australia is deeply concerned regarding the current state of initial music teacher education in Australian universities. The last decade has seen a sharp decline in the provision of specialist music teacher education across the country, particularly for early childhood …
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Australian Curriculum Consultation Survey & Written Submission

Kodály Australia believes that every child and young person needs access to quality and valued music education. The Australian Curriculum: The Arts provides an important framework in which we work to deliver school music education for all. We are committed …
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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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