I N F O R M A T I O N I N E N G L I S H
The Icelandic Music Schools' Examinations Board is responsible for the reliable and impartial assessment of instrumental, vocal and theory examinations in accordance with the requirements of the national curriculum and examination syllabus of Icelandic music schools published by the Icelandic Ministry of Education. The main objective of these national examinations is to provide a reliable indication of pupils' musical acheivements, regardless of school, teacher or examiner, by ensuring that all pupils display appropriate levels of musical ability and knowledge in order to fulfil respective examination requirements. Curriculum and examination regulations aim to strengthen the role of examiners in the assessment of musical performance and knowledge.
More specifically the Icelandic Music Schools Examinations Board is responsible for:
According to the constitution of the Icelandic Music Schools Examinations Board, Icelandic music schools affiliated to the board appoint one person each to the Committee of Music School Representatives. This committee elects five individuals to the examinations board. Reserve members of the board are appointed in the same way. The board's chairperson and deputy-chairperson are nominated by the board itself.