Music in Healthcare Settings: Training Trainers

Lifelong Learning Programme Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation


Adaptation of the training to local contexts

- mapping and analysis of local situations with Partners and local associated partners in order to adapt the training as best as possible to local contexts
- review of the specific needs in each country
- meetings with Partners and associated partners to prepare year 2 of the project
- selection of musician trainees most suited for year 2 of the project (experimentation and transfer phase)

► Training ready to be implemented for the experimentation phase (year 2) in each Partner country with associated partners
√   Summer 2011

Experimentation of the training programme

- transfer of innovation (training): experimentation and implementation of the training programme in each Partner country in cooperation the project Partners and their associated partners 
- transfer of competences: training musicians to be trainers in the field of "music in healthcare settings"

► Project Partners and Local trainers ready to set up local training programme "music in healthcare settings" within the Partner's vocational training program 
√   From September 2011 to April 2012


- communicate on and disseminate widely the project, its evaluation, and its results
- exploit the result of the transfer in the Partner countries and possibly further
- expand the European network set up by Musique & Santé around music in healthcare settings based on exchanges of good practices, think tank, projects...

► Valorisation of the project, the partnership, and the results through a distribution to various end-users and an exploitation of the results in the Partner countries and beyond
√   Throughout the project and at its end


- report on the project outcomes, assess the impact of the work and examine the sustainability of the work

► On-going and final evaluation: on-going readjustments and final conclusion
√   By the end of the project (September 2012)

Cooperation with the healthcare sector

- discussion on how best to engage in long-term relationships with the healthcare sector: seeking evaluation/assessment from the healthcare sector on their experiences of the programme and use the programme as an opportunity to advocate to the healthcare sector about this work

► Long-term relationship of Partners with the local / national healthcare sector
√   during and after the project


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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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Musique & Santé: Eve-Laure Gay, info(at),

RNCM: Holly Marland, holly.marland(at),

Music Network: development(at),

TUAS: Päivi Sippola, paivi.sippola(at),