The transformative power of the arts in education Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles What's On - Sydney docs, psycho-hounds, and science shorts Docs at the Sydney Film Festival, winning short science films, and Hounds of Love. Mr Burns A perfectly cromulent play, Mr Burns will embiggen the spirits of even the most casual Simpsons viewers. Don’t Tell A real-life Australian case is brought to the screen with sensitivity and a stunning central performance. Why creatives need to learn from each other Graduates do better with a multi-disciplinary approach. (Premium content) Premium content Paul Isbel Saturday 3 March, 2012 A landmark Australian study proves the power of the arts in the classroom to lift test results in literacy and numeracy to the equivalent of an extra year of school. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Paul Isbel taught at primary and secondary level in government and private schools and has worked in teacher education at tertiary level. He has worked in online publishing since 1997.