Tensions and Resolutions: Professional Development Considerations

  • Chee-Hoo LumEmail author
  • Siew Ling Chua
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Education book series (BRIEFSEDUCAT)


This chapter aims to discuss the pertinent issues that arose and were deliberated upon by the team in the design and delivery of Teaching Living Legends, a professional development programme which commenced with collaborative resource development leading to the conceptualisation and implementation of a five-day workshop for music teachers teaching at primary and secondary levels (students between the ages seven and fourteen). Teaching Living Legends supports the national syllabus’ (MOE, 2015) aims to deepen students’ knowledge of living music traditions and takes cognisance of larger discussions on world music pedagogy, ethnomusicological approaches, and multicultural education.


Professional Development Professional Development Programme Teacher Efficacy Professional Development Activity Effective Professional Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of EducationSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the aRtsSingaporeSingapore

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