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 Career spotlight: Art Teacher Three visual arts teachers, each with very different career paths, and very different teaching scenarios, take the pulse on art education in our schools today. How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists Indigenous artists want to be included in conversations, conferences and policy-making decisions involving their work and culture. Here’s how we can make that happen. Get into creativity without leaving your day job Jake Brown is chasing his dreams. NIDA has several opportunities for creatives of any age to explore their potential, including NIDA Open Studios. Applications to audition for these intensive part-time courses is now open. After the hard work of HSC, get your True Reward In many undergraduate courses, Western Sydney University’s True Reward program focuses on a student’s performance in specific HSC subjects, not the overall ATAR, to unlock their unlimited potential. (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 Join 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 members-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 ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Who Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Paul Isbel is a former ArtsHub contributor and a publicist for the Australasian Arts and Antiques Dealers Association. Most recently he was a course designer for an entry-level vocational training program for the arts sector.