For the first time in six years The Australian Curriculum is under review. The Review looks to improve the Australian Curriculum by refining, realigning and decluttering the content so it focusses on the essential knowledge and skills students should learn and is clearer for teachers on what they need to teach. The scope of the […] Read full article →
Do you know a Music Teacher that deserves an ARIA? It’s time to shine a light on outstanding music teachers from across the country. The Song Room, Telstra and ARIA are thrilled to announce that nominations for the fifth Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award are now open! 2020 showed us how important music is to […] Read full article →
“We have a very small window of opportunity to recover students once they disconnect from their learning. That time is now.” says Elise Hopkins, Director Arts Learning. While the health-related concerns of COVID-19 continue to be well-managed in Australia, the longer term social, emotional and psychological effects of the pandemic are now key concerns for […] Read full article →
Two new board members join The Song Room – an award-winning performer and a First Nations education advocate.
We are thrilled to announce that Ali McGregor and Hayley McQuire will join our Board of Directors with a commitment to bridging the education equity gap faced by Australian children experiencing disadvantage. The two passionate leaders bring a wealth of experience and expertise from the Arts and Education sectors to The Song Room. Ali McGregor […] Read full article →
Despite the enduring variables as a result of COVID-19, The Song Room is very pleased to be kicking off the new year with some fantastic new funding for The Song Room. Our long time collaborators Lotterywest will support two new Song Room projects that will enable us to produce additional Deadly Arts resources for ARTS:LIVE and deliver after-school programs in six […] Read full article →
This week, The Song Room and Guitars Gathering Dust visited students at Collingwood English Language School (CELS) – Craigieburn Campus, bringing 20 refurbished guitars for students to use in the new year. Students at CELS Craigieburn have been learning how to play the ukulele and sing in their Song Room program this year. Many of […] Read full article →