Dr Heidi Partti works as Professor of Music Education at University of the Arts Helsinki, Sibelius Academy. Her research interests are initiated by a need to better understand the surrounding culture of music making, learning, and teaching, so as to help the music education profession adapt and understand the rapid changes transpiring in today’s popular and participatory cultures. Her articles and book chapters on topics such as music-related learning communities, digital technology, peer learning, collective creativity, and the development of music teacher education have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. She has also coauthored a book on composing pedagogy.

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Background photo: Joonas Kurppa

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

Editorial and Review Work

 

Peer-reviewed journals​ and anthologies

Research and Development Projects

  • Innovation and development project on mobile technologies and PBL, Australia (PI: Dr. Julie Ballantyne, University of Queensland), Member of the Reference Committee

  • Research project on non-denominational church and music education, Sweden (PI: Prof. Johan Söderman & Dr. Peter Håkansson, Malmö University), Member of the Advisory Board

  • Centre for Performance-based Electronic Music in the Department of Popular Music of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Agder, Norway, Member of the Advisory Board

 

Conferences ​

Theses 

  • Doctoral Thesis, 2017, Luleå University, Sweden, Pre-examiner

  • Doctoral Thesis, 2016, North-West University, South Africa, Examiner

  • Licentiate Thesis, 2016, Mutri Doctoral School, University of the Arts Helsinki, Sibelius Academy, Pre-examiner

  • Licentiate Thesis, 2014, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Pre-examiner

  • Masters Theses (various), 2014–2017, The Faculty of Music Education, Jazz and Folk, University of the Arts Helsinki, Sibelius Academy, Examiner

Positions of Trust in Society and Other Societal Merits

Memberships in Scholarly Societies and Expert Groups​​

Other Academic Merits

Awards, Prizes and Honours

  • The Best Music Education Thesis 2008 Award, Sibelius Academy, Department of Music Education

Scientific and Societal Impact of Research

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