ROBYN EWING (AM), initially a primary teacher, is currently Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts, University of Sydney. A passionate advocate for the role that the Arts can play in transforming learning, her teaching, research and extensive publications include a focus on the use of drama strategies with literature to enhance students’ English and literacy learning. Ewing has worked in partnership with Sydney Theatre Company on the School Drama professional learning program to develop primary teachers’ confidence and expertise in using drama strategies with literature since 2009. She is a Council Member of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), a Board member of WestWords, Honorary Scholar with Barking Gecko theatre and past president of the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association and the Primary English Teaching Association Australia.