The Arts — Unifying Principles in Education

Improving Educational Outcomes through the Arts
  • Lindy Joubert
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 11)

Developments in the arts in education in the Asian region have been moving ahead in quantum leaps in recent times. There are many aspects of how one may give or receive an education in the arts and this book of essays highlights significant examples, written by eminent people who speak from their own culture and experiences. Indeed, by identifying these arts experiences, each author is employing his or her own beliefs, memories and values concerning the arts in education.

This book highlights the efforts of educators achieving outstanding results throughout the Asian region. Demonstrably, excellent work is being achieved across a number of domains relating to the arts in education. Some authors speak of their role in teaching and learning and artistic development; or how they assess the impact of the arts in educational practices and the effects of the arts in both formal and non-formal educational settings; or the role of community arts; or how the arts impact on the curriculum providing a new range of skills and personal achievements. This book has been the result of the contributing authors’ professional lifetimes of passion and commitment, all of whom have found the intrinsic value and appreciation engendered by the arts. Above all, their contributions are based on serious analysis of their experience culminating in a broad spectrum of the arts in a variety of educational experiences.


Life Skill Unify Principle Multiple Intelligence Cultural Participation Music Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lindy Joubert
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.UNESCO Observatory on Multi-Disciplinary Research in the ArtsAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Architecture, Building and PlanningThe University of MelbourneAustralia

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