MUSIC PEDAGOGY AS A VITAL IMPLEMENT FOR THE ALL-ROUND DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY SCHOOLCHILDREN IN NIGERIA

MUSIC PEDAGOGY AS A VITAL IMPLEMENT FOR THE ALL-ROUND DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY SCHOOLCHILDREN IN NIGERIA

Author by Prof. Young-sook Onyiuke

Journal/Publisher: Journal Of Research In Music

Volume/Edition: 3

Language: English

Pages: 56 - 63

Abstract

ABSTRACT

The dream of any nation is the up-bringing of balanced individuals who can contribute meaningfully to th development of the nation. the child is the treasure of the nation and so must be handled with care if this noble objectives must be achieved . one of the greatest challenges facing many countries today particularly, countries of the developing world is how to provide quantitative and equitable care and support for the growingchild. in the field of child care and support it is recognised that the human infant is born totally dependent on society and as such needs total care and support. the child hardly survives and attains balanced growth and development without adequate socialeconomic, materialand moral support. music pedagogy can be used to achieve these noble objectives of producing all-round individuals who can contribute meaningfully to the development of the society. The researcher has discussed the above under the following sub-sections: Music pedagogy: Music pedagogy and physical Development:; Music pedagogy and Social Development; Music pedagogyand Moral Development; Music pedagogy and Emotional Development; Problems of Music Pedagogy as an instrument for the all-round Development of the child; Implications to the Music Teacher; suggested solutions to the problems; and summary and conclusions.


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