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Mr Jason Boron

Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6460
Email: j.boron@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.147  

Jason is a Lecturer in Music Education at the School of Education.

Current teaching

  • AED2240 - The Arts in Education 2
  • AED4271 - Music Arts in Education
  • AED6160 - Visual Arts and Music Education in Early Childhood
  • AED6205 - Teaching the Arts
  • AED6271 - Music Arts in Education
  • MUE2240 - Music Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • MUE4270 - Teaching Music in the Early Primary Years
  • MUE4271 - Teaching Music in the Middle and Upper Primary Years
  • MUE6270 - Teaching Music in the Early Primary Years
  • MUE6271 - Teaching Music in the Middle and Upper Primary Years.

Background

Jason Boron is a Lecturer in Music Education at Edith Cowan University, Australia. He is an experienced music educator having taught in early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary settings. Jason currently coordinates undergraduate and postgraduate units in music education. He has served on the on the committees for professional associations at both state and national level including the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME), the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA), the West Australian Orff-Schulwerk Association (WAOSA), and the WA Massed Choir Festival Committee. Jason is currently coordinator of the Perth Australian Kodály Certificate Course and was chairperson for the 2018 Australian Kodály National Conference Organising Committee. He is a regular presenter of papers and workshops at local, national and international conferences. Jason is a past recipient of the Sarolta Kodály Scholarship awarded by the International Kodály Society and currently serves as a representative on the Music Education Advisory Committee for Music Australia.

Professional associations

  • 2012 - International Society for Music Education, ISME (Member).
  • 2009 - Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia, KMEIA (National Vice President)
  • 2009 - International Kodaly Society, IKS (Member)
  • 2009 - West Australian Orff-Schulwerk Association (Member)
  • 2008 - Australian Society for Music Education, ASME (WA Chapter Vice Chairperson, National Councillor).

Awards and recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2020 - Vice Chancellor's Staff Excellence Award for Innovative Teaching.

National and International Awards

  • 2015 - Sarolta Kodaly Scholarship, International Kodaly Society.

Research areas and interests

  • Early childhood music education
  • Primary music education
  • Pre-service teacher education
  • Australian music education
  • Singing, vocal and choral music
  • Instrumental music
  • Hungarian music education.

Qualifications

  • Master degree in Kodaly Music Pedagogy, Hungary, 2016.
  • Diploma course in Kodaly Music Education, Hungary, 2015.
  • Grad Cert in Music, The University of Queensland, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Music Education Second Class Honours Division B, The University of Western Australia, 2008.
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