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Australia

UNESCO Observatory of Arts

Education

at Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education is located at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, within The University of Melbourne. Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement.  It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world, and the Melbourne Graduate School of Education is ranked 21st in the world and the top Australian school of education (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2017-2018).

The Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education was established in November 2012 and became a member of the network of Observatories on Arts

Education in the Asia-Pacific Region in February 2017 (MOU with UNESCO Bangkok).  In March, 2017, the network of Observatories joined the UNESCO Paris International Network for Arts Education Research for Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development (UNITWIN).   The Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education focuses on research, cultural diversity and sustainable development through the arts. Members of the Observatory currently include academic staff within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education’s Arts Education group, who teach, research, publish and collaborate with the community in arts-based and arts-led endeavours. The Observatory hosts an events program, and is in the process of establishing international exchange programs, internships and work-integrated learning for, in and through arts education. The Observatory also publishes  The Journal of Artistic and Creative Education and is affiliated with the e-journal of Multidisciplinary Arts.

Find more information
www.unimelb.edu.au

Contact:

Dr Kathryn Coleman
Lecturer in Visual Arts and Design Education
UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Kwong Lee Dow Building,
Q.355 234 Queensberry Street, Carlton VIC, Australia
The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia
email: kathryn.coleman@unimelb.edu.au

 

Professor Susan Wright
Chair of Arts Education and Director of the Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Kwong Lee Dow Building, 234 Queensberry Street, Carlton VIC, Australia
The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia
phone: +61 3 8344 8339
email: susan.wright@unimelb.edu.au