Nurturing creative and critical skills in schools

Music ed isn’t a luxury. All of our children should be learning music

By Leon R de Bruin

Learning music can increase thinking skills, enrich strategies for learning and creativity, and enhance connections across subjects. We keep discovering more reasons to foreground music education in our schools. So why haven’t state governments acted to support music education and reform? As I see it, music education has now been in the ‘too hard basket’

Making space in our schools for children to develop their creativity

By Kim Wilson and Janet Dutton

Nurturing creativity is a key focus of twenty-first century educational and employment discourses here and around the world.