Archive | March, 2013

Music Education Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry

Music Education Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry Introductory Statement To The Education And Training Committee Inquiry On Music Education Parliament Of Victoria Brian J. Caldwell I am joined in this submission by Dr Tanya Vaughan, former Senior Consulting Researcher and Director of Impact Studies at Educational Transformations. Dr Vaughan is now Senior Project Officer (School Leadership) at the […]

Music has charms to improve school results

Music has charms to improve school results, says professor Literacy and numeracy rates would be improved significantly by overhauling the school curriculum to make more room for performing arts, according to one of Australia’s top education experts. At a parliamentary inquiry this Wednesday, leading researcher Brian Caldwell will tell state MPs taxpayer money is wasted […]

Substance in the education rhetoric

By Brian J. Caldwell. The Age. 17 November 2013 Substance in the education rhetoric EDUCATION Minister Martin Dixon has released a position paper that adds substance to the Baillieu government’s commitment to lift the performance of Victoria’s students into the global top tier in the next 10 years. But the public and profession are entitled […]

Common Cause in Arts Education

Brian J. Caldwell is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Educational Transformations and Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne where he served as Dean of Education from 1998 to 2004. Common Cause in Arts Education is Brian Caldwell’s Keynote Address at the ACT Arts Up Front conference held at the School of Music, Australian National University […]

Brian Caldwell – Asia Pacific Centre

Leading the Self-Transforming School A contribution from Brian Caldwell at the 2013 Roundtable of the Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change held at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China 11-12 March 2013. The paper draws on leadership themes in his forthcoming book with Jim Spinks The Self-Transforming School to be published for an international […]