Written by: Australian Major Performing Arts Group (AMPAG)
The Australian Government’s Innovation agenda should move from a STEM approach to STEAM (A for Arts) recognising that siloing of arts and creativity limits the crossover of artists’ skill sets and innovative approaches across academic learning and into traditional employment sectors and industries.
Written by: Kate Torii, Sarah Pilcher, and Stacey Fox
Australia is doing well on enrolling four-year-olds in pre-school, but the picture on three-year-olds is less clear.
The Song Room and ARIA (the Australian Recording Industry Association), with the help of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, are excited to announce the first ever ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. This new ARIA award has been introduced to celebrate…
Only 9% of teacher education applicants to Helsinki University were admitted in 2014. The school day finishes between 1 and 2pm. Music education is mandatory up to grade 7 and taught in regular schools for two to four hours per week. Up to grade 6 it is taught by generalist classroom teachers with a music education that is hardly even a dream in Australia.