For their winning proposal, Music Generation proposed to build on their experience gained with community-based music groups, and pledged to initiate a year-long research and development project to partner with groups that work with marginalised children.
Their research proposed to do the following:
Develop and implement action research projects in schools with children with autism/on the autism spectrum.
Develop and implement research partnership with the STAR project, Cork’s education resource workers for children and young people from the Roma and Traveller communities to address gaps in music provision and identify barriers to participation in existing music programmes.
Action research to identify and address ongoing barriers to music participation for children in Direct Provision and amongst migrant communities.