MS JENNIFER STEVENS-BALLENGER

MS JENNIFER STEVENS-BALLENGER

Positions

  • Early childhood music education
  • Learning in and through music
  • Musical parenting
  • Researching arts practice

Overview

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  • Jennifer Stevens-Ballenger is a Lecturer in Music Education within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. She currently lectures in both early childhood and primary preservice music education, and has a particular penchant for working musically with parents, carers, educators and very young children. Jennifer has worked extensively as a musician within a variety of early learning environments, including preschools, childcare centres, schools, community centres and parents' groups. Her research explores concepts such as learning in and through music in the early years, popular culture and children's music, musical parenting and caregiving, child-centred pedagogies, and equity and access in music education.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Early Childhood Australia. Member 2014 -
  • International Society for Music Education. Member 2011 -
  • Australian Society for Music Education. Member 2010 -

Publications

Selected publications

Awards

Education and training

  • BA, Australian Catholic University

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Available for supervision of RHD Masters level candidates.