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Dr Jayne Moore

General Information

Teaching Responsibilities

  • BEd Curriculum Studies Primary Music
  • BEd Curriculum Studies Primary PDMU
  • BEd Professional Studies and Placement
  • BEd Area of Specialism (Course coordinator)
  • BEd Leadership of Music in the Primary School
  • BEd Dissertation (Course coordinator)
  • BA(ECS) Creativity in the Early Years
  • PGCE – Music in the Early Years
  • Degree enhancement Certificate for Music Specialists
  • Extra-curricular musical activities for students and staff

External Interests / Community Service

  • Executive Committee member of the Society for Music Education in Ireland (SMEI)
  • Examiner/Moderator (Music Performance) with CCEA

Research Interests

  • Music in the Early Years
  • Music teaching methods in the Primary School
  • Music Education and its Value
  • Teachers, musical identity, and levels of perceived musicality
  • The effect the current primary music curriculum is having on music at Key Stage 3
  • What constitutes musical knowledge
  • Music education and ITE

Background & Qualifications

  • BEd (Hons), Stranmillis College 1993
  • PG Certificate in Music, University of Ulster 1995
  • LTCL piano teacher and LTCL brass teacher
  • Full Time Primary School Teacher and Music Coordinator
  • Musical director of various choirs and instrumental groups
  • Senior Lecturer, Stranmillis University College since 2000
  • MA in Popular Culture, The Open University, 2004
  • EdD, Queen’s University, 2016

Research & Scholarship

Research Report

Moore, G., O’Flynn, J., Burgess, F. and Moore, J. (2019) Music and Initial Teacher Education in Ireland and Northern Ireland: A Study of Provision, Attitudes and Values,  A report for the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS)

Doctoral Thesis

Moore, J. (2016) The Value of Music in the Northern Ireland Curriculum at Key Stage 2, EdD Thesis (unpublished)