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 →
“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 →
This year we have been reminded of what it is to be challenged, and why it is so important to support one another with compassion and courage in difficult times. Joy, connection, and hope are more than seasonal sentiments, they are ideals that can change lives. This festive season, as we recover from a year […] Read full article →
On 28 October, students from across Australia joined soprano and cabaret star Ali McGregor for our Children’s Week virtual event, Celebrating Creativity and Connection! The virtual event, which The Song Room hosted with the support of a2 Milk, celebrates students’ learning and achievements in 2020. Students have been working hard with their Teaching Artists […] Read full article →
Can you believe there is only one term left of 2020? This extraordinary year has seen a global pandemic cause the largest disruption to our education system in history. It is natural to feel worried about all that our students have lost and missed out on so far this year. But what if we chose […] Read full article →