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 Five steps to beat perfectionism Perfectionism can be an obstacle to career success if you let it take over your life. Here's how to beat it in five steps. How to transition from study to a career The time between finishing your studies and securing that dream job can feel like an aeon. Try these strategies to ensure a smooth progression into the workforce. Three ways a career coach will catapult you towards success (locked) If you're feeling stuck in your creative pursuits, then it might be time to talk to a career coach. Top ten student reads (locked) It’s harder than ever to be a student in Australia, so ArtsHub has collated the best student articles to give you the head start you deserve. (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 Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today 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.