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ARIA Music Teacher Award2021

Introducing the 2021 Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award Nominees!

The Song Room is extremely proud to partner with ARIA to announce the nominees for the 2021 Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award! This award celebrates the exceptional impact Australia’s music teachers have on our children, and showcases the incredible dedication and hard work that goes into teaching young people how to play, love and appreciate […]   Read full article

Let’s get disadvantaged children back in class

COVID-19 has been devastating in disadvantaged communities particularly for those who have been sick or lost loved ones. The restrictions imposed on our everyday lives have become increasingly difficult for those who do not have adequate living conditions, access to technology, are juggling childcare and work, have lost their jobs, or are not able to […]   Read full article

Arts Learning and The Australian Curriculum Review

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

Nominations now open for the 2021 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award

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

The Song Room 2021 Appeal

“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

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