Lindsay Ibbotson – Kodály Study Results
First Thing Music started out as a randomised control trial in 60 primary schools in the North East of England investigating the impact of Kodály based musical activities for Year One primary classes in 60 schools September ’18 to June ’19. The results of the trial have now been published and we can’t wait for Lindsay to present its findings.
Papers and Articles
New study investigates impacts of ‘little and often’ music training for non-specialists https://www.musicteachermagazine.co.uk/news/article/new-study-investigates-impacts-of-little-and-often-music-training-for-non-specialists
The 2018/19 randomised control trial, joint funded by the Education Endowment Foundation and the Royal Society for the Arts, investigated the impact of daily 15 minute Kodály-inspired music sessions on the development outcomes of children aged 5-6 years. First Thing Music | Projects | Education Endowment Foundation | EEF
Ibbotson, L.; See, B.H. Delivering Music Education Training for Non-Specialist Teachers through Effective Partnership: A Kodály-Inspired Intervention to Improve Young Children’s Development Outcomes. Educ. Sci. 2021, 11, 433. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci11080433
See, B.H. and Ibbotson, L. (2018) A feasibility study of the impact of the Kodaly-inspired music programme on the developmental outcomes of four to five year olds in England. International Journal of Educational Research, 89: 10-21.
Group Music Intervention Reduces Aggression and Improves Self-Esteem in Children with Highly Aggressive Behavior: A Pilot Controlled Trial https://www.researchgate.net/publication/23423094_Group_Music_Intervention_Reduces_Aggression_and_Improves_Self-Esteem_in_Children_with_Highly_Aggressive_Behavior_A_Pilot_Controlled_Trial
Frischen, Schwarzer and Dege (2019) “Comparing the Effects of Rhythm-Based Music Training and Pitch-Based Music Training on Executive Functions in Preschoolers” Front. Integr. Neurosci., 27 August 2019 | https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnint.2019.00041/full