Special Focus Groups

  • EAS Special Focus Groups (SFGs) are working groups of EAS members with defined aims which have been agreed with the EAS board.
  • SFGs provide a forum within EAS for the involvement of individuals drawn together by a common interest in a field of study, teaching or research.
  • EAS provides SFGs programme time at the annual conference, publicity, scheduling, viability and the prestige of EAS affiliation.
  • EAS offers SFGs the use of the EAS webspace and social media to publicise their work.

At this moment, in the EAS, there are the following SFGs:

If you want to join an existing SFG or start a new SFG please contact the EAS Board Member responsible for SFGs, Dr. Sezen Özeke: sezenozeke@uludag.edu.tr.

responsibilities of EAS Board & SFG

How to Start a SFG

Steps Time plan
1. If there is a group of members who are interested in a special topic within school music education, you can use the open session at the annual EAS conferences to meet / exchange initial First open meeting / Brainstorming possibly at an EAS conference
2. Establish a first group of colleagues who are interested in further exchange on a special focus Exchange in between conferences
3. Formulate a first paper which includes:

Focus, aims, EAS members who will be involved

4. Make contact with the EAS Board Member responsible for SFGs
5. EAS Board Member who is responsible for SFGs gives feedback in relation to the broad picture of SFGs, the EAS mission, and current other EAS projects
6. Final proposal is sent to the EAS-SFG Board Member who discusses this with the EAS Board
7. EAS board decision
8. Start the SFG