After having Richard as a keynote presenter at the recent conference, this article from 2013 reminds us of the need to advocate for music education for all. Well worth the read. http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/music-holds-key-to-providing-a-quality-education-system-20130811-2rpym.html
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.
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. […]