Analysis and Comment

More Analysis and Comment

Research and News

More Research and News

Gonski debate

More

Better Teachers

Many artists become teachers because they struggle to sustain a profession as an artist. from www.shutterstock.com

Do arts teachers have to be artists?

In the hierarchy of subjects, art is usually ranked at the bottom. Would teachers who have an artistic background help raise the status of the subject in schools?

More

Higher Ed Policy Debate

More

PhD scholarships

Columnists

More columnists

Research and Expert Database

Editors’ Picks

Job Board

Where experts find jobs

More Jobs

Events

More Events

How we are different

10 reasons

Most Read past week

  1. Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help
  2. More at-risk young people are turning to private VET providers
  3. Do ‘kindy bootcamps’ get children ready for school?
  4. Why we need an independent authority to oversee tertiary education
  5. Suspending welfare payments won’t help young people get jobs

Pitch an idea

Got a news tip or article idea for The Conversation?

Tell us

Our Audience

The Conversation has a monthly audience of 3.3 million users, and reach of 35 million through Creative Commons republication.

Want to Write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 40,600 academics and researchers from 1,751 institutions.

Register now

Make a Donation

The Conversation relies on sector, government and reader support. If you would like to help us have even better conversations, then you may like to make a one-off or on-going donation.

Donate