2008 - 2009
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Monash University
Majors: History; Studies of Society and Environment
2009 - 2017
Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University
Thesis Title: The Past, Present and Future of Music in Education: a transdisciplinary framework designed to promote re-engagement and reform in music education for teachers, students and the community.
The role of the arts in mothering and caring occupations
The role of the arts in language learning
History and philosophy of music and education
Use of the arts in therapeutic communal settings
Outreach approaches enabling individuals living with disabilities
2003 - 2008
Bachleor of Arts, Australian National University
Majors: Classical Studies (Ancient Greek translation); Law (out of faculty major)
West, S., Pike, G. & Griffiths, P. (2017). Simply Singing: the use of interdisciplinary educational design research to facilitate music making in intercultural islamic settings. Building Interdisciplinary & Intercultural Bridges: Where Practice Meets Research and Theory. Burnard, P. et al (eds.). Chapter 14. University of Cambridge. http://bibacc.org/
Pike, G. (2016). The Past, Present and Future of Music in Education: a transdisciplinary framework designed to promote re-engagement and reform in music education for teachers, students and the community. PhD thesis, Australian National University. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116895
2017: Seminar at the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development, University of Edinburgh, ‘Sharing Their Voiceless Song: music outreach with non-verbal children living with disabilities, within a citywide music program designed to enhance individual and community potential'.
2017: Conference presentation, Research in Music Education Conference, Bath, UK, ‘Music in Education through Time and Place: the conclusions of a transdisciplinary doctoral thesis designed to promote re-engagement and reform in music education'.