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Drama Studies Offer Skills For Life

The last two nights I have had parent-teacher interviews at my school and nearly every interview concerning students in my junior classes focused on what wasn’t going to be on the semester report … the life skills drama studies offer young people. My school is an all girls school and students arrive at...

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VCE Drama and Theatre Studies Enrolments 2005-2011

For teachers in Victoria, Australia, here’s the enrolment numbers of students in the various units of VCE Drama and Theatre Studies over the past seven years. From the tables below, one is able to determine a number of factors and patterns in both of these senior studies in our field....

Australian Curriculum: The Arts Draft (F-10) Published

The Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (ACARA) has just published the draft of The Arts Curriculum for Foundation to Year 10. This of course includes the subject of Drama, officially one of the five Arts subjects in Australia’s national curriculum (along with Dance, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts). For international...

Shape of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts (Published)

In the past few days, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has published the shape paper for the Arts in the upcoming Australian Curriculum. The draft shape paper was released for consultation last October and by January this year had received over 1,600 responses nation-wide. The shape paper...