Emma Nenadic is a doctoral student in music education at Birmingham City University. Her research is drawing on case studies of collaborative projects between musicians, teachers and pupils to address learning, practice and pedagogy in the context of partnership working. Emma is using a multiple case study methodology and qualitative methods with an emphasis on sociocultural theory.
Emma has a BA (Hons) in Music from University of York. Before starting her PhD she worked in learning and participation in two music education hub organisations, devising and managing music projects between local schools and musicians.
Emma also works at BCU as a Graduate Research Teaching Assistant and through this she has supported several music education research projects including the One Handed Musical Instrument Trust’s teaching pilot. She is currently investigating trainee primary teachers’ experiences of music in their placement schools.