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I would like to introduce you to Ben. He is 8-years-old and in Year 3. At school, the other kids wouldn’t talk to Ben. He felt vulnerable and avoided talking to them. For a long time, Ben felt isolated and didn’t want to go to school to learn. However, he also faced challenges at home. […]   Read full article →

St Theresas Spotlight

The Power of Teaching Artists

The positive effects of The Song Room’s program are felt well beyond the classroom. Our Teaching Artists help to build confidence, self-esteem and critical thinking skills in students – all while they’re participating in one of the most important parts of childhood, play. Literacy and numeracy skills are incredibly important to develop, but it’s often […]   Read full article →

ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award 2018

Do you know an incredible music teacher? The Song Room and ARIA are excited to announce that nominations for the second ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award, Sponsored by Telstra, are now open! Last year, Renée McCarthy from Woodcroft College in South Australia had the experience of a lifetime, becoming the first ever ARIA […]   Read full article →

2018 Victorian Education Week Performance

Students from The Song Room programs around Melbourne shone at ‘Instrumental Change’, a special performance at Deakin Edge, as part of Victoria’s Education Week. Now in its 74th year, the 2018 Victorian Education Week theme was ‘Celebrating the Arts’. This signals a shift in the growing recognition of the importance of creativity in education, and […]   Read full article →

The Katherine Beat

Two remote Indigenous school communities in the Northern Territory’s Katherine region are working with The Song Room in their schools on creative learning programs designed to increase school attendance and connection with the communities. Funded by Communities for Children facilitating partners, The Smith Family, The Song Room’s Teaching Artist Ed Gould has been working at […]   Read full article →

The Song Room at Whittington Primary School, Geelong

The Song Room program at Whittington Primary School has been going from strength to strength this year, empowering students with songs that focus on teamwork and confidence-building, and in turn encouraging a love of singing. From the outset, the school’s goals for the partnership were to develop a music program that would increase student engagement […]   Read full article →

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