Archive | March, 2012

Transforming Education Through the Arts

Transforming Education Through the Arts by Brian J Caldwell and Tanya Vaughan Publication Date: January 12, 2012 | ISBN-10: 0415687020 | ISBN-13: 978-0415687027 | Edition: 1 This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy […]

Fresher, bolder strategies, will transform our schools

Fresher, bolder strategies, will transform our schools FIVE years ago I drew attention to the condition of facilities in government schools around Australia. Newspaper headlines accurately captured the message: most buildings should be bulldozed and replaced by those better suited to learning and teaching in the 21st century. Most ministers for education around the country […]