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The Revue internationale d’éducation de Sèvres is a journal focused on education and training across the world. It is published by the Centre international d’études pédagogiques (CIEP), which is a member of the Sorbonne Universités.

The journal publishes three issues a year in French. Issues are aimed at education policymakers and practitioners as well as academics and researchers in the humanities and social sciences with an interest in education issues.

The journal’s international focus is reflected by its authors, most of whom come from the country or countries studied in each issue. Articles are written from a research perspective and issues are organised around a central theme that is currently being discussed on the international stage. Each issue also provides information and documentary resources in the field of educational policies or teaching practices.

The journal works with an international scientific board and editorial committee, which convene at regular intervals. Since the journal was founded in 1994, it has published texts by 1,000 authors from 110 countries. The journal is listed in various international rankings and databases. In 2012, it joined the OpenEdition humanities and social sciences publishing platform. Its issues are available in open access two years after they are published on

Latest issue
75 | 2017
Musique et éducation

Music and education
Música y educación

Music is an activity that is found in all human civilizations. Studies in cognitive neuroscience are now suggesting that music has a transformational power on the development of the mind, which modifies cognitive, behavioural and social aptitudes throughout the course of human life.
How, in different countries, does learning music contribute to facilitating education, and does it form part of education policies?
Through the studies put forward here by researchers in neuroscience, but also musicologists, ethnologists, educationalists, and students and their parents, this issue first offers to reflect upon the structuring effects of musical practice on the development of the brain. Then, through several case studies, it considers the relations between music and society and the implications for education.
From Denmark to South Africa, from India to Venezuela via Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, France and Spain, the authors demonstrate the way in which musical practice translates into cognitive, social and identity change for the individuals involved, which has a positive influence on group cohesion.