Our teachers have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university, including two Arts, Education and Law staff being named Australian University Teacher of the Year. Fraser and Brickman, (1968) -they defined comparative education as the analysis of educational systems and problems of social, political, economic, cultural, ideological and other contents in order to understand the factors underlying similarities and differences in education in various countries.
I know that this week’s essay was about how scientific education can cause political stupidity but to me it seems that any too specialised an education can lead to misguided if not catastrophic consequences when applied to an area outside their field of expertise.
Members of the Directory are able to enjoy benefits from the Cultural Division’s partnerships with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC); the School Board of Broward County, FL; Broward Center for the Performing Arts; the Cultural Foundation of Broward; Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program; and the South Florida Cultural Consortium.
The California Alliance for Arts Education in partnership with Arts for LA and LA County’s Arts for All has created a set of materials and trainings to empower advocates to contribute to these important conversations, educating officials about the benefits of arts education.
The Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts curriculum frameworks and implementation resources are intended to support, promote and inspire the growth of all students as artistic learners as they journey towards becoming creative, artistically literate adults and citizens who will truly enrich their own lives and the lives of future communities” (Manitoba Education, 2011, p. 10).