The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA) is a national association for music educators.

Our organisation is inspired by the educational and aesthetic philosophies of the Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály, adapting his ideas to create music programs for early childhood, schools and communities.

We support Australian music teachers as they strive for excellence in music education. more…

Upcoming Events

Pathways to Music – “Music for Everyone”

February 6 - November 26

The Pathways to Music Program nurtures the idea of “music for everyone”. A range of music courses have been designed to promote access and inclusivity as well as providing meaningful and rigourous music education. The key characteristic of this program …
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VIC: Teacher Training Course AKC Part B

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - November 26 @ 5:00 pm

This course offers a unique approach to professional development, providing participants with the opportunity to enhance skills and work actively with teaching concepts. This course is accredited by the KMEIA national body and upon passing, participants receive the appropriate credit towards the Australian Kodály Certificate …
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WA: Australian Kodály Certificate Course 2016

October 1 - October 3

Participant checklist available for download. Page updated 27 June 2016. Held over two blocks delivered across the term 2 and term 3 school holidays, a Primary and Secondary Level 1, 2 and 3 teacher training course will be running in Perth 2016. Successful completion will allow participants …
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VIC: Big Kodály Music Day 2016

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday 2 October Singing Games for All Ages A practical session of age appropriate games covering early years to adult. This workshop is suitable for music educators in both primary and secondary schools, as well as those working with adults …
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ACT: Non-Specialist Music Teacher Session

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Are you a generalist teacher in a primary school?  Played a bit of recorder in year 7 and now find yourself having to teach music?  Never fear, KMEIA ACT is here! Come along and join in the fun and games …
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Latest News

Kodály National Conference Update – September 2016

Kodály National Conference, 26 – 29 September, All Hallows School, Brisbane Theme: Shared Identities: I am, you are, we are….. www.kodalynationalconference.org.au Come and join us at the historic All Hallows School.  The venue is centrally located in Brisbane and easily …
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Margaret Smith – KMEIA Honorary Life Member

Dear Members, It is with a heavy heart that I inform members of the passing of Margaret Smith (KMEIA Honorary Life Member). Julie Logan has kindly provided some beautiful words about Margaret’s life. Margaret made the big things possible.  We’ve lost …
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2016 Australian Kodály Scholarship and Enid Scott Conference Award Announcement

Dear members, We were delighted to receive a number of nominations and applications for both the Australian Kodály Scholarship (AKS) and the Enid Scott Conference Award (ESCA) and it is with great pleasure that I announce the inaugural recipients. Australian …
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National Kodály Conference Update – May 2016

Two weeks left for Super Early Bird! Registrations are coming really well for the Conference! If you have already sent in your registration, can you please send this to someone else. If you would like to get in time for …
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National Kodály Conference Update – April 2016

Dear members, Are planning to join us in Brisbane from 26 – 29 September at All Hallows’ School? Perhaps you have already sent in your registration? It is exciting to see the national conference coming together. With the hard work …
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