Prof. Dr. Isolde Malmberg is full professor for school music education at the University of Potsdam, (DE), department for music and arts and head of the study programme for music in secondary schools. At the moment she is Steering Committee member and leader of two working groups in the international project “UP Network for Sustainable Teacher Education” – teaching together with partners form AT, NL, BE, UK about the 17 sustainable development goals and music education (Funded by the German National Agency DAAD). For many years she has been active in the European Network EAS (European Association for Music in School), currently she is the president and member of the Editorial Board of EAS; she has presented in many countries. Before her university career she was a music teacher in secondary schools in Vienna (AT) and worked as a mentor for teacher novices. In 2010 she earned her Ph.D on the subject of “Project Method and Music Education”. Prof.
Dr. Malmberg is highly experienced in coordinating transnational networks: From 2006-2009 she was the coordinator of the widespread SOKRATES-COMENIUS-3-Network “meNet music education Network – A European Network for Communication and Quality management in the field of music education”, with 26 full partners from 11 European countries. Her current research areas are: the passage between university training and school music teaching, mentoring novice music teachers, transcultural music education and the design-based research (DBR) methodology in music education.