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Mentoring trainee music teachers: beyond apprenticeship or reflection

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 November 2007

Tim Cain*
School of Education, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17


This article explores the theoretical concepts of ‘apprenticeship’ and ‘reflection’ in Initial Teacher Education music mentoring. It presents two case studies of Secondary music mentoring and relates these to the theoretical concepts. The article argues that a more integrated view of music mentoring might be provided with reference to Kolb's (1984) theory of experiential learning.

Research Article
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2007

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