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.
The Song Room uses a range of programs to ensure that children across Australia have access to music and creative arts education. Find out more about getting a program in your school.
The Song Room is building on its reputation as Australia’s leading arts education provider by launching the new-look ARTS:LIVE digital music and arts education hub.
the Song Room believes that every child deserves the best possible start and every opportunity to succeed in life.Donate or get involved
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Approximately three in four Australian children are currently missing out on music education in schools. Learn more
Australian children from low-income households on average don’t do as well at school as those from homes with higher incomes. Learn more
Indigenous children are less likely to take part in early childhood education, which makes their first year of school all the harder. Learn more
Many Australian children face long-term disadvantage from poor access to quality education resources. The Song Room provides programs to help improve the school grades and confidence of children in some of the most disadvantaged groups. Learn more
Research shows that involvement of students in arts and music programs has been shown to increase academic achievement Learn more
Our music and arts-based programs have been independently proven to help increase children’s literacy and numeracy levels at school. Learn more
The Song Room works in partnership with local Indigenous communities through their local schools to tailor programs based on their specific needs. Learn more