Dr. Anita Prest was part of the Steering Committee to include Indigenous knowledge and content to BC Music Education

CFYS Research Fellow Dr. Anita Prest was part of the steering committee for a recent conference, "Everything is Connected: Songs, Relationships and Indigenous Worldviews", which focused on including Indigenous Knowledge and content to BC Music Education.
"This shift in approach was at the core of the groundbreaking inter-faculty collaboration led by Anita Prest in the Faculty of Education and Steven Capaldo and Con in the Faculty of Fine Arts, with grateful contributions of Indigenous partners. The Indigenizing Music Education conference held in May at UVic was attended by more than 200 people and was an essential next step after research revealed the need to include First Peoples Principles of Learning in the curriculum."

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