FAQ & Case Studies
The following schools’ music programs have been recognised for excellence in the annual Flame Awards run by Music: Play for Life across Australia. Browse this alphabetical listing of Award finalists, spanning the last 6 years, for some creative and inspiring music education ideas from some extraordinary schools!
To make things easier for you, we’ve grouped them according to the following categories:
Students - examples of how music can thrive in multicultural school populations, improve school tone, prevent disengagement, lower truancy rates and more
Staff - how to inspire staff to take a more musical role at school, ways to cope without trained music specialists, and convincing the school executive to make music a higher priority
Resources - ideas to get around the shortage of music, pianos, instruments, teaching space and computers at your school
Curriculum - ways to find time in the busy school timetable for meaningful music making
Professional Learning - FREE ideas, resources and knowledge banks to boost classroom teachers’ musical confidence and ability - even in remote areas
Community - how to include the wider community in music advocacy and extend the benefits of musical participation beyond the school gate. See also the School-Community Links case studies.