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An electronic journal for leaders in education
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The National Review of School Music Education

Special report 

The recently released Review offers a snapshot of school music education in contemporary Australia. It identifies and discusses issues, challenges and opportunities for school music and generates strategic directions and recommended actions. It was prompted by a widespread recognition that music is an important part of every child’s education, but also by a general perception that Australian school music education is approaching a state of crisis.

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My first year of teacher education

Personal reflections
A first-year Bachelor of Primary Education student describes her experiences of school practicum. View Article...

Expanding our thinking about ICT

Garry Falloon
The Digital Opportunities project in New Zealand now provides ICT resources that are customised to the contexts, needs and goals of school communities – Computers in NZ Schools. View Abstract...

Balanced approach needed for students with learning difficulties

Louise A Ellis
Ellis reports on a review of the research on teaching approaches which sought to discover which methods were most effective for students with learning difficulties – Research Developments.View Abstract...

Let’s keep our beginning teachers!

Joan Abbott-Chapman
Abbott-Chapman asserts that one explanation for the high attrition rate among beginning teachers might be the ‘mismatch’ between the expectations that beginning teachers have of the profession, and the realities that confront them in classrooms and schools – Principal MattersView Abstract...