Initiatives in ...
Student Participation and Worldwide Music
ASPRINworld provides a portal into student participation and worldwide music, through the work of Roger Holdsworth.
This site highlights and provides access to current initiatives in
This page is the starting point for finding out more about:
It is also the home page for ASPRIN:
the Australian Student Participation Resource and Information Network
– "a cure for your student participation headaches".
Welcome to the wonderful ASPRINworld!
We also love visiting interesting places!
Check stories (and photos) of recent travels on our travel blogs from:
(Uzbekistan, Istanbul, Paris, Luang Prabang)
(southern Italy - Sicily, Calabria, Puglia; northern Greece; Macedonia; Serbia, Montenegro; Croatia; northern and central Italy)
(Cambridge UK - for Student Voice Conference; Paris; western France, northern Spain - Asturies)
What We Do
is a small bi-monthly magazine supporting student participation. It has been published since 1979. It celebrated its 33rd birthday at the end of 2012, published the final print issue #200 in April 2013 ... and is now on-line for free!
Old copies of Connect are also freely available for download - see the link here to back issues.
Starting in June 2013, Connect is now available on-line for FREE DOWNLOAD through this site (go to the index of current and back issues for the links). You can subscribe to Connect's e-mail list and receive notification of e-issues as they are published.
Connect also produces a range of small publications about student participatory approaches, which can be ordered here.
In support of this, an on-line
Gig Guide of worldwide music in Melbourne and environs keeps you up to date with what's happening in live music in this area of interest.
Despite retiring in 2004, I work in support of many school, clusters of schools and other groups - particularly around student participatory approaches such as Student Action Teams.
I also work as a volunteer in support of the VicSRC, the umbrella body of Student Representative Councils in Victoria, Australia.