England In The Grip Of Arts Funding Crisis

England is currently in the midst of severe arts funding cuts and according to some, the very fabric of British culture will be threatened, as a result. The Arts Council of England, the body that distributes funding to a wide variety of artists and arts projects, has already received a...

Australian Curriculum Phase 1 Published 0

Australian Curriculum Phase 1 Published

Phase 1 of the new Australian Curriculum was published today by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). As predicted here on The Drama Teacher a few days ago, state education ministers met in Canberra this morning to vote on approving the release of the curriculum, with the view...

VCAA ACARA Consultation Forum For The Arts 2

VCAA ACARA Consultation Forum For The Arts

On Wednesday, I attended the second of four consultation forums for arts teachers in Victoria to thrash out and discuss the current Draft Shape Paper for The Arts, recently published by the Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (ACARA). The afternoon was hosted by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)...