Education in brief: new live theatre platform for schools, and teacher pay on the agenda

Short and sweet arts-focused news about schools and universities. Literacy is a big issue as governments try to increase teacher numbers.
Australian Theatre Live launches accessible theatre online for students and educators, including Platee by Pinchgut Opera. Image shows performers on stage surrounding a young woman dressed in white with upthrust arm.

Australian Theatre Live is launching an accessible resource for students and educators with its brand new subscription platform ATL on Demand: Education, going live on Thursday 28 September.

The ATL on Demand Education catalogue contains 24 (and counting) works, including productions of text-based theatre Away (STC and Malthouse), Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (a Queensland Theatre production) and operas like Platée (Pinchgut Opera) and The Pulse (Gravity and Other Myths, Sydney Festival).

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She is a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk