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 How scientists watch your brain as you watch TV What happens when we watch a performance or experience a piece of art? The AFTRS is using modern science to provide answers which make sense to creators. Life Extra-terrestrial life onboard the International Space Station breed a familiar but tense and engaging sci-fi thriler. Australia Council reveals how much will be left for arts grants Questioning at Senate Estimates today exposed the details of the funds that will be returned to Australia Council following the demise of Catalyst. The art of the makeover Rebranding, expanding and refreshing a company’s identity: there’s more to it than just changing a logo. (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.