Research study – ‘Music Trumps Reading for Childhood Development’

Following on from our previous posts since the National Conference in Adelaide, this great research link shares a study undertaken by Professor Graham Welch who was a keynote presenter and Professor Margaret Barrett, who has been ASME National President and ISME World President. Please enjoy this article and share the link with friends and colleagues.

ACARA News – Australian Curriculum Endorsed by the Education Council

ASME is pleased to hear that the final recommendations for the Australian Curriculum, including the Arts, were all endorsed by the Education Council on September 18. For information about this please follow this link. For further information and updates please go to ACARA where you can subscribe to updates and also view the curriculum online.

Music research and Neuroscience plenary session – Dr Anita Collins – resources here!

Dr Anita Collins has continued to advocate for Music Education through her research which has included the development and release of her TedEd lesson which highlights the value of learning music. This can be viewed here. Similarly, she has commented on the importance of learning music in a highly competitive curriculum focused on external testing. […]