Arts and education partnerships research

30 January 2012

Arts Victoria and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) commissioned research and evaluation of partnerships between schools and the professional arts sector in two stages, generating two reports.

National orchestral training pathways - executive summary

01 December 2008

This report examines training pathways for the development of orchestral musicians for the professional orchestral sector.

First We See: The National Review of Visual Education

01 October 2008

First We See: The National Review of Visual Education is an Australian Government report into the visual education of Australian students.

Children - Arts involvement outside school

30 July 2008

About one-third of Australian school children take part in organised cultural activities outside of school hours, according to a survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2006.

Artists' education and training - Australia Council data

30 July 2008

According to the artists survey, Don't give up your day job, about three-quarters of all practising professional artists have some formal training.

Artists' education and training - ABS data

30 July 2008

In 2006, 63,600 students in Australia were studying creative arts at higher education institutions (excluding TAFE courses).

Educating for the creative workforce: rethinking arts and education

29 March 2007

Examines arts education and its connection to the workplace.

Education and the arts: research overview

01 September 2005

Summarises the six education and the arts research projects commissioned by the Australia Council for the Arts since 2001. It identifies common themes in relation to key benefits of an education rich in the arts.

Children, their parents and the arts: some guidelines for working with parents of young children

01 January 2005

A useful guide for arts and cultural organisations, policy makers, early childhood educators and researchers of children's development.

Education research summary update April 2004

01 April 2004

Summarises six research projects commissioned in 2003 by the Australia Council for the Arts to contribute to the Australian evidence base for the benefits of arts-rich education.

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