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Arts stimulation a lesson in good literacy

Arts stimulation a lesson in good literacy Evidence shows that students who study creative arts do better in other areas too, writes Andrew Taylor A quality education in arts and music produced improved academic outcomes for students in disadvantaged schools in western Sydney, according to the 2011 report, Bridging the Gap in School Achievement through […]

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 […]

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 […]