The Arts – AT1

Assessment Task 1: Arts Education Position statement: Advocating for the Arts in educational settings.

ECP711 – George Aranda, Student No.: 211046693

Table of Contents

Question 1: What are ‘The Arts’ and how are they conceptualised in the Australian Curriculum?

Question 2: Why are ‘The Arts’ presented as an essential learning area in a child’s education? Why teach ‘The Arts’ to children?

Question 3: To what extent, if any, were the Arts included in your own education both within and beyond your school context, and how do you think these experiences influence your attitudes towards the Arts in education?

Question 4: How do you think ‘The Arts’ should be implemented in primary learning contexts?