As we move forward, there is much need for some national direction on the teaching of the Arts. The current work on the Australian national curriculum documents, for the Arts, is a sign of great hope. The time is opportune for a review of the role of music in child development outside the narrow dimensions of the place of “music” as a subject.
McNaught, K. (2012). Why music really matters. The Australian Educational Leader, 34(3), 52-53.