Capacity Building in Arts Education

Research Team


Funding Source

Chief Investigators:
Dr Neryl Jeanneret
Associate Professor Kate Donelan

Research Assistant:
Pip Robinson


The Song Room/Macquarie Foundation


The overall purpose of this project was to bridge specific research gaps (longitudinal and mixed methods) in the Australian context through The Song Room in collaboration with a number of research partners. The aim of the project to build the capacity of The Song Room to further develop and deliver its programs in a more specific and targeted evidence-based manner, particularly key target groups through immigration, justice and indigenous affairs. MGSE provided a literature review and research design for the project.

Publications/ Presentations

Jeanneret, N. & Donelan, K. (2009). Research into and evaluation of partnerships between schools and
The Song Room. PHASE 1: Review of literature and research design. Report for The Song Room, Melbourne.