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 Get creative these autumn school holidays! Holidays are the ideal time for kids and teens to be involved and immersed in creative and expressive experiences. The future of financial support for acting students at ACA Sudden changes to VET FEE-HELP in 2016 have led to new collaboration between Torrens University Australia and Actors Centre Australia. Does the ever-present screen jeopardise creativity? Prestigious Australian screen and stage writers discuss technology’s incessant screens and their potential impact on creativity. Who’s afraid of Aboriginal art? Not the Art Gallery of SA The Art Gallery of South Australia adopts the philosophy that education is the pathway to understanding, with workshops for teachers about guiding respectful classroom dialogue. (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.