Tvrtković Akšamija Valida

Akšamija-Tvrtković, Valida graduated from the Academyof Music of the University of Sarajevo, where she later received a master’s degree (Teaching technology in music education – role, experiences, application, 2008) and a doctorate (Innovations in music education – preparation for lifelong learning, 2014). At the Academy of Music in Sarajevo, from 2004 to 2014, she continuously worked as an assistant and senior assistant in the subject Music Teaching Methods I-VIII, and since January 2015 she has been working as an assistant professor in the same subject. So far, she has published several works in scientific and professional journals. She participated in numerous symposia and held a large number of seminars, workshops and other lectures (Dubrovnik, Mostar, Trogir, Pula, Brčko, Osijek, Slavonski Brod, TEMPUS project InMusWB, Academy of Music in Sarajevo). She has been a member of the Musicological Society since 2004, where she was a board member from 2008 to 2012, the secretary of the Center for Music Education from 2012, and from 2015 to 2019, the head of the Center for Music Education. Since 2020, she has been the vice dean for teaching and student affairs. She successfully completed the Grant program for professional development of the teaching staff of the University of Sarajevo and the University of Alberta and the E-Net Center from 2006 to 2007, as well as the TRAIN program in 2016.